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CLDR Ticket #11010(closed unknown: as-designed)

Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Long country name is not offical name

Reported by: sureshchahal@… Owned by: anybody
Component: unknown Data Locale: LA,BT,MM
Phase: dsub Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath:


Following following countries have short name listed as long name. Long name should be official name

Country CodeLong name in ICSOffical Name
LALaos Lao People's Democratic Republic
BTBhutanKingdom of Bhutan
MMMyanmar [Burma]Republic of the Union of Myanmar


Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 months ago by doug@…

Read this translation guideline: http://cldr.unicode.org/translation/country-names#TOC-Customary-Names

CLDR does not necessary use the official ISO 3166 name, which normally exists in only a very few languages.

comment:2 Changed 4 months ago by mark

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to as-designed

As Doug says, we use the customary name, not the formal name.


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