Test Data Gone?

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at macchiato.com
Mon Nov 16 00:30:49 CST 2015

Probably the most thorough test you could use would be one that tests
semi-random strings to see if you get the same results as ICU.

On Nov 16, 2015 06:32, "Markus Scherer" <markus.icu at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 10:56 AM, Cameron Dutro <cameron at lumoslabs.com>
> wrote:
>> Great, thanks Markus. Having these files is wonderful, and we're using
>> them to test our implementation already. It is my understanding however
>> that they do not test individual locale tailorings, is that correct?
> The UCA test file is only for the DUCET, corresponding to what we call the
> "root locale". Actually, since CLDR tailors the default sort order, and ICU
> implements that, CLDR has modified versions of those test files:
> http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/browser/trunk/common/uca/
> The ICU test file has a number of test cases for various locales, as
> indicated in the test data. They assume CLDR collation data. More often, I
> tried to make minimal assumption about the collation data, and copied
> relevant parts of rules into the test data -- so some of the test cases
> require a from-rules builder. As a result, this file might be too specific
> for other implementations.
> markus
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