Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:04 AM.


on abbrevDateString (d, pta=nil) {
	<<Gets the localized version of an abbreviated date string for a given date value.
		<<d is a date or a string that can be coerced to a date
	<<4/13/00; 2:36:23 PM by JES
		<<05/17/00 6:38:19 PM by JS
			<<optimized -- no longer call mainResponder.localization.getDateTimeReplacementTable, rather build the table here
	if pta == nil {
		pta = html.getPageTableAddress ()};
	local (adrLanguageTable = mainResponder.localization.getLanguageTableAddress (pta));
	local (replacementTable); new (tableType, @replacementTable); // 05/01/00 JES: use replacement table instead of a list
	local (yr, mo, day, hr, min, sec);
	date.get (d, @day, @mo, @yr, @hr, @min, @sec);
	<<bundle // safer but slower way of getting abbreviated items
		<<replacementTable.dow = mainResponder.getString ("date.abbrevDayOfWeekNames." + date.dayOfWeek (d), pta: pta)
		<<replacementTable.mon = mainResponder.getString ("date.abbrevMonthNames." + string.padWithZeros (mo, 2), pta: pta)
	bundle { // not-so-safe, but faster way of getting abbreviated items
		replacementTable.dow = adrLanguageTable^[date.dayOfWeek (d)];
		replacementTable.mon = adrLanguageTable^[string.padWithZeros (mo, 2)]}; = day;
	replacementTable.year = yr;
	return (mainResponder.getString ("date.abbrevDate", @replacementTable, pta: pta))}

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