RFR 8215994 : JDK 12 l10n resource file update - msg drop 10
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Jan 2 15:53:05 UTC 2019
On 02/01/2019 14:50, Lindenmaier, Goetz wrote:
> Hi Leo,
> I found some I10n changes that never made it to the main lines:
> 8198746: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk-updates/jdk10u/rev/4fe8424f43e1
> 8202588: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk-updates/jdk10u/rev/062bd29ddf59
> 8208661: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk-updates/jdk11u/rev/211a9137bbde
> these all seem to be different changes, and they differ to
> 8207948: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk-updates/jdk11u/rev/5b05b3b35687
> I think these all need to be brought to 12, too. Also, the jdk10u changes need
> to be brought to 11u. Or are all these changes covered by 8215994?
Leo may be off-line now but I think the description in JDK-8215994 needs
to be updated to make it clear that the translation refresh is only the
translations that Oracle funds (I think Japanese, Simplified Chinese and
Traditional Chinese from JDK 11). AFAIK, this means that changes to
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ported as they will be superseded by the translation drops like this one.
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. So it might be that a subset of translation
changes pushed to JDK 10 updates may be useful to bring into jdk/jdk12.
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