Test Data Gone?

Cameron Dutro cameron at lumoslabs.com
Sat Nov 14 21:21:57 CST 2015

I looked back through some old Github issues and found a link Steven
provided to the collation test file
ICU uses. Is this something I should consider using?


On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 8:52 PM, Steven R. Loomis <srl at icu-project.org>

> Nova and/or Rafael at IUC were asking for this. I asked someone file a
> big.
> Enviado desde nuestro iPhone.
> El 14 nov 2015, a las 3:45 PM, Cameron Dutro <cameron at lumoslabs.com>
> escribió:
> Markus, thanks for looking into this. I just found this bit of text on the
> download page:
> "Note: Beginning with CLDR v21, the CLDR project will no longer publish
> the conformance test files for CLDR data.  These files were intended to be
> used to validate behavior for certain fields, but have proven to be
> difficult to maintain and of limited usefulness."
> Looks like the test data is no longer published, which is really a shame.
> Oh well. I guess we'll have to figure out some other way of validating our
> collation implementation. Any ideas?
> -Cameron
> On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Markus Scherer <markus.icu at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Digging around in Trac, I see
>> http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/changeset/6638   cldrbug 4370
>> <http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/ticket/4370>: Clean up posix and test
>> directories
>> -> http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/ticket/4370 "Clean up mentions of CLDR
>> test data" (CLDR 22)
>> -> has a comment "remove posix and test directories - update download
>> page"
>>     but I don't see it mentioned on the CLDR 22 download page
>> markus
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