Allows the calendar and numbering system to be specified in the options object of the DateTimeFormat() and NumberFormat() constructors.


A use case for these options are locals with two numbering systems or calendars. The user agent default may be the non-Western one, but in some contexts Western systems are more appropriate. Currently, applications need to parse the BCP 47 language tag. This feature makes it simpler for the developer.



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Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 80
  • Chrome for Android release 80
  • Android WebView release 80

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shipped in m80

Last updated on 2021-07-11