From: Erkki Kolehmainen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 15 2006 - 01:52:13 CDT
The fall back (alias) mechanism that allows for multiple, incomplete
layers has been agreed upon but not implemented in CLDR 1.4, due to the
fact that the Sámi languages that were supposed to be the test case
could not be populated in time with sufficient data.
Erkki I. Kolehmainen
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> From: "Erkki Kolehmainen" <email@example.com>
>>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 http://unicode.org/cldr/apps/survey .
>>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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