Hi, I'm wondering if there is an easier way to parse a datetime object according to the local profile a user has. I have a metadata entity that represents a date , validating and parsing is enabled. Despite what local profile a user is using, the entered data will, if possible always interpreted as mdy:
2/11/2000 > 2000--02-11 but 15/03/2000 > 2000-03-15
Technical I understand of course what happens here.But for a user it's confusing.
I'm working in a multilingual environment, profiles are therefor different. Most of the users have a British background so they prefer ddmmyy and that an input like 2/11/2000 renders to 2nd November 2000. So I modified metadata/parsers.py to:
class DateParser(MetadataParser): def execute(self, input_data): return parse(input_data,dayfirst=True).date().isoformat()
But this is now hard coded...
Any ideas to make it more flexible?
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