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

Masayoshi Okutsu masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com
Tue Jul 22 08:05:06 UTC 2014

The assumption here is that it's enough to support one additional era 
until the era is added to the built-in eras in update releases.


On 7/22/2014 4:52 PM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> 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.
> Stephen
> 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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