RFR 8215994 : JDK 12 l10n resource file update - msg drop 10

li.jiang at oracle.com li.jiang at oracle.com
Wed Jan 2 16:29:09 UTC 2019

On 1/3/19 12:05 AM, Lindenmaier, Goetz wrote:
>>> I found some I10n changes that never made it to the main lines:
>>> jdk10u:
> ...
>> those translations pushed to jdk-update/jdk<N>u don't need to be forward
>> ported as they will be superseded by the translation drops like this one.
> No, the changes I mention did not make it to 11 or 12.  They were made
> by Oracle in the hidden jdk><N>u branches and then released to the public.
> For the jdk10u changes I checked that they can be applied cleanly to
> jdk11.0.1, so those translations are missing there.

Even you can apply cleanly the patch, but pls don't. Normally it means 
you would override the correct translation. As I had explained to Kevin, 
the translation got refreshed in every msg drop. The msg drop will fix 
the translation automatically.
> ...
>> There are resource files for several other locales in the repo that may
>> be showing early signs of bit rot so it's an area where others can
>> contribute and/or fund.
> Last Spring a change of mine was rejected claiming that these files are
> handled by Oracle.  So did this policy change now?

Currently Oracle provide the effort to support Simplified Chinese and 
> Best regards,
>    Goetz.

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