Sys_Date("WW") returns German abbreviation in v11, but returns English abbreviation in version 10

Document ID : KB000087504
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
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There was an undocumented change of behavior for Sys_date(WW). 

In version 10.0.2 build 644 this returns English (Tue for Tuesday). 

In version 11.2.x it returns German weekday (DI for Tuesday).
Environment:
OS Version: N/A
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: This was caused by a invalid change in V10 which was rolled back because of compatibility issues. Due to these issues, the change was reverted in the V10 and beyond codelines.
Resolution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): Automation Engine

Automation Engine 12.1.0 - Available
Automation Enbgine 12.0.1 - Available
Automation Engine 11.2.3 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Use a VARA object to map German abbreviation to English abbreviation.