From: Mark Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 04 2006 - 10:52:45 CST
CLDR does not supply the algorithms for calendars, simply the data
needed to format/parse dates and times using that calendar. Thus the
definition of an additional calendar involves:
- defining a new keyword (name) for that calendar, with a brief textual
description -- just enough to distinguish it from others and references.
That gets added to the spec and to
(Best if there are references to a widely available source such as
- if there are named eras, supplying the "root" names
For an example, search in both of those xml files for "japanese".
A proposal should be filed as a bug at
> For the inclusion of a locale calender in the CLDR , do I need to
> specify any relationship with the Gregorian calender which is the
> default one.
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