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CLDR Ticket #10839(accepted)

Opened 11 months ago

Last modified 4 weeks ago

Add specs for calendars

Reported by: mark Owned by: mark
Component: unknown Data Locale:
Phase: rc Review:
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We don't specify the calendars precisely in the spec or BCP47 data. I suggest adding a pointer for each calendar in in cldr/common/bcp47/calendar.xml to a reference that specifies the algorithm for that calendar

<type name="hebrew" description="Traditional Hebrew calendar"/>


<type name="hebrew" description="Traditional Hebrew calendar, as per Calendrical Calculations 3rd Edition, Nachum Dershowitz and Edward M. Reingold, pp 89+"/>

In the best case, we'd use a stable URL to a reference algorithm. But failing that, we can point to a work like Calendrical Calculations.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 months ago by mark

  • Owner changed from anybody to mark
  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • type changed from unknown to data
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 34

For Calendrical Calculations, the reference must be to the description, not the code (which is copyrighted).

For identification, we can point to the supplemental metadata calendarSystem for information.

Transfer the bug to others once the first few are done.

comment:2 Changed 10 months ago by pedberg

  • Cc pedberg added

comment:3 Changed 6 months ago by mark

  • Owner changed from mark to anybody
  • Phase changed from dsub to rc

comment:4 Changed 4 weeks ago by pedberg

  • Milestone changed from 34 to upcoming

CLDR 34 BRS closing item, move all open 34 → upcoming

comment:5 Changed 3 weeks ago by mark

  • Milestone changed from upcoming to 35-optional

comment:6 Changed 3 weeks ago by mark

  • Owner changed from anybody to mark

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