JDK-8023394: Support ECMAScript Internationalization APIs

André Bargull andrebargull at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 18 06:32:53 PDT 2013

I didn't mean to imply ECMA-402 needs to be supported already for the 
JDK8 release. The "Affects Version" field in JIRA points to JDK9, too. 
It just caught my eye when skimming through the JIRA entries for Nashorn.

- André

On 9/18/2013 3:09 PM, A. Sundararajan wrote:
> Thanks Andre.
> The current plan is to do defer this for a future release.
> But, thanks for the pointer on starting point.
> -Sundar
> On Wednesday 18 September 2013 05:54 PM, André Bargull wrote:
>> Some comments for JDK-8023394:
>> Implementing ECMA-402 (ECMAScript Internationalization) will require 
>> updating the JDK to a more recent version of ICU4J, because certain 
>> features needed for ECMA-402 are not supported by the current JDK 
>> classes. But I don't remember anymore which exact classes and APIs 
>> are not supported by the JDK version, I just wanted you to give a 
>> heads up on this issue. Also feel free to use this implementation [1] 
>> as a starting point.
>> - André
>> [1] 
>> https://github.com/anba/es6draft/tree/master/src/main/java/com/github/anba/es6draft/runtime/objects/intl

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