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I.2 Table of Obsolete Date Format Elements

This table opposes all obsolete date format elements as they may be used in the date format text of the --date-format option (see Calendar option --date-format=de|us|gb|text), and their new representation, as used by Gcal 4.1 now:

Symbolic nameOld-styleNew-style
%day number%d%>02*D
%day number +LS%D%>2*D
%day number +LZ ONS%u%02&*D
%day number +LS ONS%U%>2&*D
%complete month name%B%U
%3-letter month name%b%<3#U
%month number +LZ%m%>02*M
%month number +LS%M%>2*M
%complete year number +LZ%y%>04*Y
%complete year number +LZ%Y%>4*Y
%last-2-digits year number +LZ%z%>02#Y
%last-2-digits year number +LS%Z%>2#Y
%complete weekday name%A%K
%3-letter weekday name%W%<3#K
%2-letter weekday name%w%<2#K


+LZWith leading zero(es)
+LSWith leading space(s)
ONSWith Ordinal Number suffix