Public Review Issue #63: POSIX Data for CLDR

There is a new tool that creates POSIX locale data files from CLDR. It has been used to generate draft POSIX locale data files for public review. We encourage review of this data; any feedback can be filed at (Note: the CLDR 1.3 freeze data has been extended to allow for feedback on this and other locale data.)

The draft files are available in Because POSIX locale data files are specific to charset, there are two kinds of files:

  1. generated with the UTF-8 charset, such as
  2. generated with other charsets, such as

The main remaining issue at this point appears to be the repertoire of characters to be used for the UTF-8 locales. Currently the mechanism is to use the following heuristic:

Feedback on this and other issues is welcome.