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CLDR Ticket #8372(accepted data)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Bogus Kaithi values?

Reported by: mark Owned by: rick
Component: supplemental Data Locale:
Phase: rc Review:
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ticket:9168

Description (last modified by markus) (diff)

141: <likelySubtag from="bh" to="bh_Kthi_IN"/> 
2,151: <likelySubtag from="und_Kthi" to="bh_Kthi_IN"/> 

These look bogus.

Kaithi is a 'historic' script (at least according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaithi). So it shouldn't be the customary script for any modern language.

'bh' is a collection, but the languages encompassed in that collection are modern, and none would thus appear to use Kaithi as the predominant script.

I'm guessing Devanagari, but this needs research.

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comment:1 Changed 23 months ago by emmons

  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • Phase changed from dsub to rc
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 28
  • Owner changed from anybody to rick
  • Type set to data

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by rick

This seems to originate in Script_Metadata.csv, where Kaithi script is listed with Bhojpuri as the likely language. But it's marked as ID Usage "Exclusion". I don't know what it should be, or what change would fix this bug...

Last edited 21 months ago by rick (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 21 months ago by rick

Possibly this problem could be fixed by some over-ride in "GenerateMaximalLocales.java".

Maybe adding a line like this to the LANGUAGE_OVERRIDES list:

{ "bh", "bh_Deva_IN" },

would fix it...? I don't know.

comment:4 Changed 20 months ago by emmons

  • Component changed from unknown to supplemental

comment:5 Changed 20 months ago by rick

  • Milestone changed from 28 to 29

comment:6 Changed 18 months ago by emmons

  • Milestone changed from 29 to upcoming

comment:7 Changed 7 months ago by rick

I believe the right answer is Devanagari (Deva), for the language(s) formerly written with Kaithi. And the language most likely associated with Kaithi is "bho", not "bh" or "bih".

comment:8 Changed 4 months ago by markus

  • Cc markus added
  • Xref set to 9168
  • Description modified (diff)

Is this obsolete since ticket:9168 went into CLDR 30?

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