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[RFC][PATCH] NEWS: List the languages which use the alternative months.

	[BZ #10871]
	NEWS: List the languages which actually use the alternative
	months feature in this release.  Also explain that "alt_mon" and
	"ab_alt_mon" are optional.
 NEWS | 10 +++++++++-
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 6f3b9b0..b1c06f1 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -88,7 +88,15 @@ Major new features:
   In a locale definition file, use "alt_mon" and "ab_alt_mon" to
   define the strings for %OB and %Ob, respectively; these have the
-  same syntax as "mon" and "ab_mon".
+  same syntax as "mon" and "abmon".  These arrays are optional; if they
+  are not provided then they have the same content as "mon" and "abmon",
+  respectively.
+  This feature produces any visible changes only in the locales which
+  provide actual data for "alt_mon" and/or "ab_alt_mon".  In this
+  release the locale data for the following languages have alternative
+  month names actually provided: Belarusian, Croatian, Greek,
+  Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian.
   This feature is currently a GNU extension, but it is expected to
   be added to the next revision of POSIX, and it is also already

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