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Re: [PATCH v2] localedata: CLDRv29: update LC_ADDRESS.country_num values
- From: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- To: Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Marko Myllynen <myllynen at redhat dot com>, libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:18:50 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] localedata: CLDRv29: update LC_ADDRESS.country_num values
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Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> writes:
> On 13 Apr 2016 09:23, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Either country_num is a plain number, then it should be written as a
>> plain number since the leading zero is ignored, or the leading zero is
>> significant, then it must be encoded as a string to preserve it.
> it isn't a string, it's a decimal number. the code enforces it.
> the leading zero is insignificant here once it's been encoded which
> leaves it as a style choice in the source locales. since the files
> are meant to match the standards, using the style of the standards
> makes sense.
Just because the standard is confusing doesn't mean we have to follow
Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, firstname.lastname@example.org
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