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

Yong Huang yong.huang at oracle.com
Wed Sep 3 02:33:53 UTC 2014

Hi Naoto, Mark,

Thank you for all the comments. I will keep "Cape Verde" unchanged in 
LocaleNames.properties since CLDR is de facto standard of locale data.

So far I assume that the request has been approved and I will commit and 
push back the change in 
http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~yhuang/8055222/webrev.00/ without any 
modification. If I need to make any change, please feel free to tell me.


On 2014/9/3 4:28, Naoto Sato wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> I understand that the English name for "CV" should be customary "Cape 
> Verde" in English, but for the root locale, should the name adopt ISO 
> 3166's bare name, where they switched it from "Cape Verde" to "Cabo 
> Verde"?
> https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:code:3166:CV
> Naoto
> On 8/31/14, 11:52 PM, Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Yong Huang <yong.huang at oracle.com
>> <mailto: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>
>> /
>> /
>> /— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —/
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