Re: are Unicode codes somehow specified in official national linguistic literature ? (worldwide)

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Wed Jun 14 2006 - 14:08:29 CDT

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    There is a planned mechanism: see

    (This was planned for 1.4, but delayed since we didn't have enough data to
    warrent adding the mechanism.)

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    On 6/14/06, Philippe Verdy <> wrote:
    > From: "Erkki Kolehmainen" <>
    > > The CLDR data is available with the help of the the Survey Tool in a
    > > user friendly manner for both viewing and updates.
    > > The address of the Survey Tool is .
    > > Right now, the Survey Tool is read only, i.e. further updates will only
    > > be possible for CLDR 1.5, since 1.4 is getting ready for release.
    > >
    > > There is no data yet for the Romani language. Somebody has to provide
    > > the base data for the language, after which one can make the necessary
    > > adjustments for the region, such as Romani in Romania (or Finland).
    > Actually, Romani (ISO 639-2 "rom") is a family of languages, with just
    > Vlax Romani ("rmy" in ISO 639-3 beta) being the most wellknown with an
    > important written litterature, using the Latin script in Europe or the
    > Devanagari script in India, and probably other scripts like Arabic and
    > Cyrillic, depending on locations where the language would have evolved as
    > distinct variants.
    > How would the CLDR handle language familes like this? Are there fallback
    > mechanisms that allow "rmy" to fallback to "rom" resources?

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