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PR libc/5023: New locales for li_NL, nds_NL and nds_DE
- From: Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry dot com>
- To: Kenneth Christiansen <kenneth at gnu dot org>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 15:22:03 +0200
- Subject: PR libc/5023: New locales for li_NL, nds_NL and nds_DE
I noticed your requrest for new locales in glibc, problem report
libc/5023. I tried to ask you the following question using gnats, but
suspect that you were unable to get your answer included into gnats.
Did you get the following:
I notice that the languages are listed in
<URL:http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/englangn.html>. That is
good, as it is a prerequest for getting the locale included in
To get the new locales included, it is best if you supply complete
and working locales for the three languages. It is also important
to supply references standards or other (semi)official documents
verifying that the submitted locale is correct.
You suggest copying the nl_NL and de_DE locales, and edit the month
and day names. It is probably better to use the 'copy' feature of
locale files, to avoid duplicate information. It is probably best if
you do this, and send us three locale files. Do you need help with
I copy this to the glibc developers, to let them know about the status
of this problem.