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Steve

I18n.localize: select format date vs. time

Reported by Steve | July 29th, 2009 @ 03:05 PM

At the moment i18n detects the format to use ('date.formats.' vs. 'time.formats'), by checking whether or not an object responds to :sec. Which is O.K.

But passing the usual Rails ActiveSupport::TimeWithZone to I18n.l doesn't give me an opportunity to say whether I want it to be formatted as a date or time, since it'll choose time (TimeWithZone.responds_to(:sec) == true) and and option 'type' does not exist.

This snippet solves the issue:

def localize(locale, object, format = :default, options={})


(...)


type = options[:type] || (object.respond_to?(:sec) ? 'time' : 'date')


if format === Symbol

format = lookup(locale, :"#{type}.formats.#{format}")



end
format = resolve(locale, object, format, options.merge(:raise => true))
(...)
end

Greetings, my friends! (Can your heart stand the shocking fact about I18n without gettext? -- A tribute to Criswell, the famous psychic telling the story about "Plan 9: From Outer Space." - a classic by Ed Wood.)

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