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Re: [PATCH 3/5] localedata: CLDRv28: update LC_ADDRESS.country_name translations

On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 10:43:29PM -0500, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On 02/22/2016 01:35 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > * Carlos O'Donell:
> > 
> >> On 02/22/2016 06:12 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >>> * Carlos O'Donell:
> >>>
> >>>> I suggest we continue the work and I will ask FSF legal to comment
> >>>> on the issue of needing an attribution for the use of the Unicode
> >>>> data files. I am still of the opinion that the original statement
> >>>> from the FSF is enough guidance, to continue the work Mike is doing,
> >>>> but it doesn't hurt to get clarification.
> >>>
> >>> Please also point them out that ISO currently seems to re-sell glibc
> >>> locale data under a restrictive license.  This is probably not what
> >>> the FSF wanted to enabled when it disclaimed copyright on glibc locale
> >>> data.
> >>
> >> Could you expand on this please? What exactly are they doing and how
> >> can I verify this?
> > 
> > See my parallel response to Keld.
> > 
> > It seems you can find some of these documents with a web search for
> > "it is taken from glibc sources" (*with* quotes).
> Thanks. I do indeed see ISO/IEC TR 30112:2014 for sale (chf 198).
> However, I can't confirm that the working draft is identical to
> the final published copy, the glibc relevant i18ln data might
> have been removed before publication (doubtful).

The WD 10 of 30112 is an enhanced version of TR 30112:2014
No data has been removed in either the published TR nor the WD.

See also my previous post on this subject yesterday.
There is a GPL licence on all the data in 30112 taken from glibc.

Best regards

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