EXSLT - date:day-abbreviation

Implementer Page: date.day-abbreviation.html
Function Package: date.day-abbreviation.zip

Function Syntax

string date:day-abbreviation(string?)

Template Syntax

<xsl:call-template name="date:day-abbreviation">
   <xsl:with-param name="date-time" select="string" />?

The date:day-abbreviation function returns the abbreviation of the day of the week of a date. If no argument is given, then the current local date/time, as returned by date:date-time is used the default argument.

The date/time string specified as the argument is a left or right-truncated string in the format defined as the lexical representation of xs:dateTime in one of the formats defined in [XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes]. The permitted formats are as follows:

If the date/time string is not in one of these formats, then the empty string ('') is returned.

The result is a three-letter English day abbreviation: one of 'Sun', 'Mon', 'Tue', 'Wed', 'Thu' or 'Fri'.


The following XSLT processors support date:day-abbreviation:

Implementations of date:day-abbreviation are available in the following languages:

http://www.exslt.org/date/functions/day-abbreviation/index.html last modified 2002-11-12