Re: CLDR: 2 vs. 4 digit years in US?

From: Curtis Clark (
Date: Wed Dec 07 2005 - 20:58:52 CST

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    On 2005-12-07 08:46, Mark Davis wrote:
    > CLDR is not in the business of trying to make policy; it is aimed at
    > reflecting current customary practice for the language/locale in question.

    Agreed, but when the customary practice is ambivalent and in the midst
    of change, and especially (as was noted) because the US locale is widely
    installed and not widely modified, there is no way that CLDR can be
    truly neutral. Whichever is picked will almost certainly shift the balance.

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