Bug 11363 - Maltese culture (mt-MT) has invalid long date pattern
Summary: Maltese culture (mt-MT) has invalid long date pattern
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: mscorlib ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2013-03-22 17:24 UTC by Jon Skeet
Modified: 2013-03-26 06:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Jon Skeet 2013-03-22 17:24:23 UTC
Related bug (fixed in 3.0): https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9993

Description of Problem:

The Maltese LongDatePattern isn't just wrong - it's invalid. It tries to include a quote, but fails to escape it.
This means when one tries to parse the pattern, it looks like there's an unterminated quoted section.


Steps to reproduce the problem:
Run the following code:

        var culture = new CultureInfo("mt-MT");
        Console.WriteLine(culture.DateTimeFormat.LongDatePattern);

Actual Results:     dddd, d' ta' 'MMMM yyyy
Expected Results:   dddd, d' ta\' 'MMMM yyyy


How often does this happen?  Every time.


Additional Information:

Mono version number: 3.0.6.
Comment 1 Marek Safar 2013-03-26 06:42:30 UTC
Fixed in master