Placement of that marker is now specified using locale-specific Modified Julian day.
This is different from the conventional Julian day number in two regards. Instead, it is reserved for use in skeletons passed to APIs doing flexible date pattern generation.
(The same as xxxxx, plus “Z”.) Note: The seconds field is not supported by the ISO8601 specification.
The APLMountain class is a simple key-value coded class that holds three pieces of information about a particular mountain: its name, its height (in meters), and the date it was first climbed (if known).
This pattern character is deprecated, and should be ignored in patterns.
It was originally intended to be used in combination with M to indicate placement of the symbol for leap month in the Chinese calendar.
An extended year value for the Julian calendar system assigns positive values to CE years and negative values to BCE years, with 1 BCE being year 0. Calendars such as the Chinese lunar calendar (and related calendars) and the Hindu calendars use 60-year cycles of year names.
If you store information such as times, though, you should make sure that it can be appropriately interpreted in any locale.
Comments and text constants in scripts may contain any Unicode characters, and all text processing is done in Unicode, so all characters are preserved correctly regardless of the user’s language preferences.
These are represented using an NSString, NSNumber, and NSDate object respectively.
Five localizations are provided: en (English), fr (French), ru (Russian), ja (Japanese), zh_Hant (traditional Chinese).