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CLDR Ticket #9832(new survey)

Opened 10 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Make ∅∅∅ useful

Reported by: mark Owned by:
Component: survey Data Locale:
Phase: dsub Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath:


We spent a lot of effort to implement ∅∅∅ in the survey tool. But it still isn't really useful. In order to really make it work, we need to do a few steps.

  1. Determine exactly where we want to allow it to be used, and have a method call for that. However, we ONLY want to allow its use in very limited cases, NOT use in general. Translators should not be able to use it for date fields ("am" or "March"), for language/country/script names ("English"), units ("kg"), etc.

We want to allow its use in alt=X forms in general (but there may be some exceptions), and in language dialects (en_US) [replacing what is in http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/ticket/9474], some relative forms ("pre-yesterday"), and so on. But only in such specified cases.

  1. Where it is allowed, have an easy way to vote for the value, by listing it directly as one of the alternatives (with a hover to explain usage).


Change History

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by pedberg

  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Cc mark, fredrik, kristi added
  • Component changed from unknown to survey
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 31
  • Owner changed from anybody to emmons
  • Type changed from unknown to survey

comment:2 Changed 6 months ago by emmons

  • Phase changed from dsub to rc

comment:3 Changed 6 months ago by emmons

  • Owner emmons deleted
  • Phase changed from rc to dsub
  • Status changed from accepted to new
  • Milestone changed from 31 to 32

Not going to get to this anytime soon.

comment:4 Changed 6 months ago by kent.karlsson14@…

∅∅∅ should definitely be usable for imperial units (with the singular exception of inch to the power of one).

comment:5 Changed 4 months ago by fredrik

  • Milestone changed from 32 to 33

PM BRB: Don't see a high need for this. Considering the time frame, pushing to 33.


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