I want to be able to define a variable of an arbitrary date and print it in different languages. And since
polyglossia automatically formats the
\today date, I am sure this can be achieved with it.
which both use either
datetime2 (which supersedes
isodate packages. I am not keen to load these packages - particularly since
datetime2 interferes with
polyglossia and downloads a sub-package for every language used.
True, I can manually change the
\year variables so for example
\day=5 \month=2 \year=2017 \today
\today and prints yesterday's date. But in this way, the real today's date is lost.
So, Is there a way to define an arbitrary date with
polyglossia for localisation formatting and what would be the correct syntax for this variable?