<i18n dev> Turkish Time Zone name string and translation

Yang, Letu letuyang at amazon.com
Mon Nov 18 04:54:37 UTC 2019

Hi Naoto,

Thank you for the clarification!

Xin from my team has filed a JBS and uploaded my webrev:


On 11/16/19, 6:44 AM, "naoto.sato at oracle.com" <naoto.sato at oracle.com> wrote:

    Please go ahead and fix the issue in English resource. As to the 
    translation, Oracle l10n will translate it in appropriate locales.
    On 11/15/19 5:56 PM, Yang, Letu wrote:
    > Hi Naoto
    > Thank you for the quick response! We will file a ticket later today.
    > Shall we make an effort on fixing and translating the strings, or you 
    > prefer to take care of it at Oracle?
    > Letu
    > On Nov 15, 2019 4:29 PM, naoto.sato at oracle.com wrote:
    > Hi Letu,
    > Please file a JBS issue for this (component: core-libs, subcomponent:
    > java.util:i18n).
    > Naoto
    > On 11/15/19 3:19 PM, Yang, Letu wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >> We recently found an issue with the Time Zone name for “Europe/Istanbul” and "Asian/Istanbul". Since Turkey moved to their own Turkish Time (TRT) zone in 2016, although the tzdata had been updated, the Time Zone name string has not been updated yet:
    >> https://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/file/8e7f29b1ad4a/src/java.base/share/classes/sun/util/resources/TimeZoneNames.java#l836
    >> It still returns "Eastern European Time" for the TimeZone.getDisplayName call, which has a summer time while Turkish Time does not. An entry for TRT need to be added to this file, and assign to both "Europe/Istanbul" and "Asian/Istanbul". This also need to  be updated for other locales. I can create a JBS issue for this, but I 
    > am not sure whether we should fix this bug, or there is an existing 
    > procedure for this kind of bug which requires language translation.
    >> Letu

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