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Re: [PATCH] ja_JP locale: Fix the offset in era-string for Taisho gan-nen [BZ #24162]

On 2/18/19 6:27 PM, Rafal Luzynski wrote:
>> diff --git a/localedata/locales/ja_JP b/localedata/locales/ja_JP
>> index 1fd2fee..9bfbb2b 100644
>> --- a/localedata/locales/ja_JP
>> +++ b/localedata/locales/ja_JP
>> @@ -14951,7 +14951,7 @@ era
>> "+:2:1990//01//01:+*:<U5E73><U6210>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:2:1927//01//01:1989//01//07:<U662D><U548C>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:1:1926//12//25:1926//12//31:<U662D><U548C>:%EC<U5143><U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:2:1913//01//01:1926//12//24:<U5927><U6B63>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>";/
>> -	"+:2:1912//07//30:1912//12//31:<U5927><U6B63>:%EC<U5143><U5E74>";/
>> +	"+:1:1912//07//30:1912//12//31:<U5927><U6B63>:%EC<U5143><U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:6:1873//01//01:1912//07//29:<U660E><U6CBB>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:1:0001//01//01:1872//12//31:<U897F><U66A6>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>";/
>>  	"+:1:-0001//12//31:-*:<U7D00><U5143><U524D>:%EC%Ey<U5E74>"
> OK with the remarks mentioned above.
> Reviewed-by: Rafal Luzynski <>
> Also I think that the issue is important and this patch does not depend
> on other patches so it is also OK to backport it to old stable branches.
> However, I'd like to hear an opinion of other maintainers about it.

This is hard to judge. Sometimes backporting date changes like this can
cause sorted dates to change their order, and that's not expected in a
stable release. I would be cautious and not backport this.


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