[I18n-sig] Anyone here? :)
jim at zope.com
Wed Nov 16 21:59:54 CET 2005
On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 21:40 +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
> >>There's still a lot to do on the Unicode front:
> >>* Unicode collation support (this is what Jim's after)
> >> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr10/
> >>* Unicode compression
> >> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr6/
> >>* Adding Locale Data support:
> >> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr35/tr35-5.html
> >> http://www.unicode.org/cldr/
> >> This is a rather new option and would finally make
> >> Python independent from the libc locale support which
> >> causes much trouble in user-land.
> > What is a rather new option? CLDR?
> Yes, CLDR.
> > Hasn't ICU covered this ground already?
> No idea, I haven't looked at ICU yet - but from a glimpse
> at the site:
> it looks as if most things are available in ICU.
> The downside is its footprint:
> Not sure about the in-memory footprint, though.
Looking a bit further, it seems that ICU uses and is the
most popular library for using CLDR.
> > In any case, is someone working on leveraging CLDR in Python?
> > Are you aware of any work to wrap ICU besides PICU and the work
> > Stephan Richter did leveraging some of the ICU data in Zope?
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