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CLDR Ticket #2278(closed: fixed)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

Missing and/or unconfirmed collation data

Reported by: emmo(at)us.ibm.com Owned by: emmons
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Phase: Review: srl
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Description (last modified by emmons) (diff)

There are a number of languages in CLDR for which we currently have either no
collation data, or the collation data is in an unconfirmed state.

I would like to propose that we bridge the gap by using data from the collation
tables that are freely available at
http://developer.mimer.se/charts . We have used their collation data in the
past and I consider them to be a pretty reliable source. Most of their tables
also have references to an appropriate dictionary. In any event, I think that
their data is certainly better than "no data", which is where we are currently.

The following languages are the ones that IBM cares about that have insufficient
collation data in CLDR, and for which we are willing to create the necessary
collation data in CLDR based on the MIMER charts.

Georgian, Armenian, Swahili, Welsh, Bengali, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam,
Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho,
Xhosa, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Wolof.

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comment:1 Changed 49 years ago by notes2

Do search for "collation" also, so we make sure we get this.

comment:2 Changed 49 years ago by old_notes2

Do search for "collation" also, so we make sure we get this.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Mark Davis <mark.davis(at)macchiato.com>

See also http://cldr.unicode.org/index/cldr-spec/collation-guidelines

Key is to do minimal collations; if same as UCA, they'd be empty.

Notify us as you go along when there is a change from what CLDR has now.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by mark

sent reply 1

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by mark

changed notes2

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by mark

moved from incoming to data

comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by emmons

  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Review set to srl

comment:8 Changed 10 years ago by pedberg

  • load set to Ib100

comment:9 Changed 9 years ago by srl

  • Status changed from accepted to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

comment:10 Changed 6 months ago by mark

  • Component changed from main to other
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