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Re: [PATCH v3] Fix Days and Months name for Afar Locale
- From: Mike FABIAN <mfabian at redhat dot com>
- To: Akhilesh Kumar <akhilesh dot k at samsung dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:47:11 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] Fix Days and Months name for Afar Locale
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Mike FABIAN <email@example.com> wrote:
> Akhilesh Kumar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Reference is taken from "Localization Standard for Afaraf"
> Nice, so the month and day names we had so far, were almost completly
> wrong, according to that standard ..
>> -% Equivalent of AM PM
>> -am_pm "<U0073><U0061><U0061><U006B><U0075>";/
>> - "<U0063><U0061><U0072><U0072><U0061>"
> Why did you remove am_pm? and only for aa_DJ, not for aa_ET?
>> +mon "Waysu";/
>> + "Diteli";/
>> + "Ximoli";/
>> + "Kaxxa<U002D>Garablu";/
>> + "Qunxa<U002D>Garablu";/
>> + "Naharsi<U002D>kudo";/
>> + "Ciggilta<U002D>kudo";/
>> + "Agda<U002D>baxisso";/
>> + "Caxah<U002D>alsa";/
>> + "Qado<U002D>Dirri";/
>> + "Qasa<U002D>Dirri";/
>> + "Laqeeni";/
>> + "Paguume"
These are 13 month names.
> 9. Calendar
> 9.1 System of the Calendar
> Ethiopia officially uses a calendar which is different from the
> Gregorian calendar. The calendar is known as Ethiopian Calendar (E.C.)
> which is 7 years behind the Gregorian calendar, from September 11/ 12 to
> December, and 8 years behind for the rest, i.e. January to September
> 10/ 11. The calendar has 12 months each having 30 days equally and an
> additional 5/6 days depending on the leap year, where 5 days are during
> normal year and 6 days for the Ethiopian leap year. These additional 5/6
> days are called P'agume and come at the end of the year as the “13th
> In the Ethiopian calendar, New Year starts on the 1st of the month of
> Meskerem which falls on 11th of September in the Gregorian calendar
> except the year next to the Ethiopian leap year which is September 12.
> 9.2 Names of Months
> Table 3: Afaraf names of months
> [... table with the names of the 13 months ...]
I’m not sure how this can be put in to the aa_* locale files at all.
glibc does not support Ethiopian calendar, or does it?
Mike FABIAN <email@example.com>