Translation Issue Different Date In English And German Version Of Same Delivered Message For BA Code (Doc ID 2049555.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.1 to 9.1 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

HCM 9.1 version, Job / Personal Information

When attempting to change the BA code on Jobcode change component, it throws an error message if the code is less than 5 digits.

When user login using English language, the message shows as "Please enter 5 digit BA Code (6557,101) BA Code should be 5 digit long as of 1st Dec 2011" where as in German Language the date is displayed as 1st Dec 2001.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login in English, select any Job code which has BA code with 3 digits populated or populate the 3 digit BA code for any existing row.
2. Save the Jobcode
3. Add current effective dated new row, the BA code carries forward with 3 digit code
4.Try to save the row, it throws the message "Please enter 5 digit BA Code (6557,101) BA Code should be 5 digit long as of 1st Dec 2011"
5.Now Login using German language and repeat above steps, the message references a date 1st December 2001.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:  Incorrect error message leading to confusion.

Cause

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