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CLDR Ticket #7693(accepted data)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 23 months ago

ton vs metric ton

Reported by: srl Owned by: srl
Component: main Data Locale: et
Phase: dsub Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath: 196ea772e721f4c5,58bb01d0ca5c56ae
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ticket:7469

ticket:7707

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See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton#Units_of_mass.2Fweight for a little chart

Right now we have units "ton" and "metric ton".

I wonder if we should at least say "ton 2,000 lb (907.1847 kg)" and "metric ton/tonne 1,000 kg (2,204.623 lb)" - that would make them unambiguous.

The Estonian vetters submitted the same content for both Ton and Metric Ton. According to http://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonn the "Lühike tonn" is 907 kg (thus "ton" in en-US usage?) and the Tonn is what en-US refers to as the "metric ton".

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by emmons

  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Component changed from unknown to data
  • Priority changed from assess to major
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 27dsub
  • Owner changed from anybody to srl
  • Type changed from unknown to enhancement

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by mark

Propose: en_ZZ has "US ton", "UK stone", etc for the non metrics, and the translation hints always show an equivalent.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by srl

  • Xref changed from 7469 to 7469, 7707

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by markus

  • Phase set to dsub
  • Milestone changed from 27dsub to 27

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by srl

  • Milestone changed from 27 to 28

roll

comment:6 Changed 2 years ago by markus

  • Type changed from enhancement to data

comment:7 Changed 2 years ago by srl

  • Status changed from assigned to accepted

comment:8 Changed 23 months ago by emmons

  • Milestone changed from 28 to 28roll

Moving all outstanding 28 tickets to 28roll. We will discuss disposition of these at the next CLDR TC.

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