EXSLT - date:month-abbreviation

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

Function Syntax

string date:month-abbreviation(string?)

Template Syntax

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

The date:month-abbreviation function returns the abbreviation of the month 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 an empty string ('') is returned.

The result is a three-letter English month abbreviation: one of 'Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov' or 'Dec'.


The following XSLT processors support date:month-abbreviation:

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

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