We would like to do some linguistic work on ancient Greek. It is written using
polytonic characters and in reality it's a very different language than modern
greek (el_GR). We thought that having a separate locale was necessary and
since there already was an ISO-639 standard (grc) we set out to write the
It's based on el_GR (only some names are different, not necessary to change
anything, it's about ancient Greek not ancient Greece anyway :-)
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The actual grc_GR locale
I concur the addition of the Ancient Greek (katharevousa) locale.
Apart from linguists (University departments/Classics) that may be interested
for localised desktop, the Greek Orthodox clergy and monasteries actively use
Ancient Greek for their documents.
Various fields like d_t_fmt are not using the <Uxxxx> format.
No reply in more than 3 months. Closing.