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CLDR Ticket #8396(closed: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Add patterns for N,E,S,W coordinates

Reported by: mark Owned by: mark
Component: other Data Locale:
Phase: dsub Review: pedberg
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Description (last modified by mark) (diff)

For latitude and longitude, we have the mechanism in place for degrees-minutes-seconds. But we need the patterns for North/East/South/West, so that we can do: 47°36′35″N 122°19′59″W

I suggest:

			<unit type="coordinate-north">
				<displayName>north</displayName>
				<unitPattern count="one">{0}N</unitPattern>
				<unitPattern count="other">{0}N</unitPattern>
			</unit>

This is related to say, wind directions for weather, but might be inflected differently (eg the wind is "from" the north"), and we don't need the intercardinal directions (NE,...)

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comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by mark

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by pedberg

  • Cc fredrik, mark, pedberg added

If we don't think plurals and separate displayName are needed, we could use a structure under <units> similar to that used for <durationUnit> (which just has a pattern)

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by mark

We concluded that we didn't need the extra structure for plurals, etc., and would add a simpler structure. Proposed:

<coordinateUnits>
    <coordinateUnitPattern type="north">{0}N</coordinateUnitPattern>
    <coordinateUnitPattern type="east">{0}E</coordinateUnitPattern>
    <coordinateUnitPattern type="south">{0}S</coordinateUnitPattern>
    <coordinateUnitPattern type="west">{0}W</coordinateUnitPattern>
</durationUnits>
Last edited 4 years ago by mark (previous) (diff)

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by mark

  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Component changed from unknown to other
  • Priority changed from assess to critical
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 28
  • Owner changed from anybody to mark
  • type changed from unknown to dtd

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by mark

  • Status changed from accepted to reviewing
  • Review set to pedberg

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by pedberg

  • Status changed from reviewing to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Hmm. A lot of the support related to SurveyTool and LDML2ICU was added commented out (e.g. in ldml2icu_locale.txt, PathDescription.txt, PathHeader.txt) so I filed cldrbug 8929: to enable this support in a future release.

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by mark

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