[8] Review request for JEP 127: Improve Locale Data Packaging and Adopt Unicode CLDR Data

Naoto Sato naoto.sato at oracle.com
Tue Jul 10 20:42:55 UTC 2012


Please review the JDK8 changes for JEP 127: Improve Locale Data 
Packaging and Adopt Unicode CLDR Data 
(http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/127). The webrev is located at:


The main bug id for this enhancement is:

6336885: RFE: Locale Data Deployment Enhancements

Along with this, the following bugs/enhancements are also implemented in 
this change:

4609153 Provide locale data for Indic locales
5104387 Support for gl_ES locale (galician language)
6337471 desktop/system locale preferences support
7056139 (cal) SPI support for locale-dependent Calendar parameters
7058206 Provide CalendarData SPI for week params and display field value 
7073852 Support multiple scripts for digits and decimal symbols per locale
7079560 [Fmt-Da] Context dependent month names support in SimpleDateFormat
7171324 getAvailableLocales() of locale sensitive services should return 
the actual availability of locales
7151414 (cal) Support calendar type identification
7168528 LocaleServiceProvider needs to be aware of Locale extensions
7171372 (cal) locale's default Calendar should be created if unknown 
calendar is specified

Please note that packaging changes that relate to Jigsaw module system 
aren't included in this changeset.

Naoto Sato and Masayoshi Okutsu

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