RFR: 8042126: DateTimeFormatter "MMMMM" returns English value in Japanese locale
masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com
Thu Aug 7 02:38:03 UTC 2014
The root cause of this "problem" is the semantic difference between the
legacy JRE resources and the CLDR-drived resources. The root CLDR
resources have the narrow month names as numbers to be language-neutral,
while the JRE root resources have them as English. If you specify
Locale.ROOT, you will get the English ones rather than the numbers. That
is somehow an intended behavior (or a known restriction).
The narrow names are supported only in java.time due to compatibility
constraints with java.text. So the narrow month names should go to
rather than FormatData_ja.java. There should be more locales which have
the same problem.
On 8/7/2014 7:42 AM, Naoto Sato wrote:
> Looks good to me.
> On 8/5/14, 3:41 AM, dmeetry degrave wrote:
>> Please review a simple fix (jdk 8 and 9) for
>> 8042126: DateTimeFormatter "MMMMM" returns English value in Japanese
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8042126
>> fix: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dmeetry/8042126/webrev.01
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