From: Deborah Goldsmith (
Date: Tue May 16 2006 - 13:23:59 CDT

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    On May 16, 2006, at 6:57 AM, Asmus Freytag wrote:
    >> It isn't even clear what the intended _use_ of the sets is, or
    >> what the actual use will be. There is a large number of
    >> imagineable uses, with their own implications on what the grounds
    >> for defining the sets should really be. I'm afraid the (mostly
    >> implicit) criteria applied now make the sets incommensurable
    >> across languages.
    > That's been my feeling as well, but every time I mention this to
    > people who are at the core of the CLDR activity they assure me that
    > there are such criteria (including a clear specification of the
    > intended use). If that's the case, can anyone give a URL to them?

    Suggestions for improving the descriptions or tightening them are
    welcome. You also might want to look at the current working draft:


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