<i18n dev> [9] Review Request - JDK-8055222: ISO 4217 Amendment #159

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at macchiato.com
Mon Sep 1 06:52:12 UTC 2014

On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Yong Huang <yong.huang at oracle.com> wrote:

> Besides country name, there is also the change in currency name "Cape
> Verde Escudo" -> "Cabo Verde Escudo". CurrencyNames.properties is generated
> based on CLDR and the currency name in it is "Cape Verdean escudo", same as
> what in latest CLDR. So I will leave CurrencyNames.properties unchanged,
> and only modify LocaleNames.properties.

​BTW, for a name of an entity in a given language, CLDR tries to use the
most common, customary form* in that language*. "Cape Verde" is (at least
for now) the most common name for CV in English, although of course the
name can be different in other languages.

Mark <https://google.com/+MarkDavis>

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