Re: CLDR Usage of Gregorian Calendar Era Terms: BC and AD -- Can we please have "CE" and "BCE" ?

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Thu Dec 20 2007 - 11:55:31 CST

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    On Dec 19, 2007, at 7:20 PM, Ed Trager wrote:

    > I forgot to add that the default should be CE/BCE precisely because it
    > is religiously neutral as the article points
    > out.

    With respect, I disagree. CLDR defaults should be based on prevalent
    use. If BC/AD are still more common, then use those as the defaults.
    CLDR should be descriptive, not prescriptive.

    John H. Jenkins

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