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Bug #79722 IntlDateFormatter::getPattern() for ar locale returns extra characters
Submitted: 2020-06-21 18:29 UTC Modified: 2020-07-05 04:22 UTC
From: k dot witkowski at advoxstudio dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: I18N and L10N related
PHP Version: 7.2.31 OS: Ubuntu 18.04 + docker
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2020-06-21 18:29 UTC] k dot witkowski at advoxstudio dot com
Wrong value of pattern for arabic locales.

Test script:
php > $dateFormat = new \IntlDateFormatter('ar_MO', \IntlDateFormatter::SHORT, \IntlDateFormatter::NONE);
php > echo htmlentities($dateFormat->getPattern());

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2020-06-22 11:47 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Package: intl +Package: I18N and L10N related -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2020-06-22 11:47 UTC]
These right-to-left marks look fine to me:
 [2020-06-23 08:40 UTC] k dot witkowski at advoxstudio dot com
-Status: Feedback +Status: Assigned
 [2020-06-23 08:40 UTC] k dot witkowski at advoxstudio dot com
If you use these patterns with date() you receive wrongly formatted output
 [2020-06-23 09:18 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Feedback
 [2020-06-23 09:18 UTC]
Yes, but I don't think that PHP claims these format strings to be
compatible in any way.
 [2020-07-05 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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