<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8061382: Separate CLDR locale data from JRE locale data

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Oct 23 13:55:16 UTC 2014

On 23/10/2014 09:17, Masayoshi Okutsu wrote:
> On 10/23/2014 4:58 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> jdk.localedata.XXX looks right. I wonder if we can find something 
>> better than "jre" for the suffix of the first one. I ask because 
>> linking that into a runtime that isn't the what we know today as the 
>> JRE might be confusing.
> Actually Naoto and I discussed that issue, but we couldn't come up 
> with any better one. Any suggestions?
I agree that finding a good name is hard. As we talking about service 
provider modules then the naming is slightly less important than for 
modules that export APIs but still important to find a good name. I 
don't know if you have considered jdk.localedata.classic and 


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