<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8048123: Replace calendars.properties with another mechanism to specify a new Japanese calendar era

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Tue Jul 22 07:52:51 UTC 2014

It seems that the system property only supports one additional era.
Given that Japanese eras are based on human lifetimes, that seems an
invalid assumption.

On 22 July 2014 08:06, Masayoshi Okutsu <masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review the change for JDK-8048123. This change removes all the era
> definitions in ${java.home}/lib/calendars.properties. (The property file
> will eventually be gone later.) The major change is that any new era of the
> Japanese calendar should now be defined using new property
> "jdk.calendar.japanese.supplemental.era".
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8048123
> Webrev includes some unrelated cleanups.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~okutsu/9/8048123/webrev.00/
> Thanks,
> Masayoshi

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