JDK-8004278 : Add localized generic time zone names to JRE locale resources
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: globalization
  • Sub-Component: translation
  • Affected Version: 8
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2012-12-03
  • Updated: 2013-11-05
  • Resolved: 2013-10-09
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Description
Generic time zone names are supported by java.util.spi.TimeZoneNameProvider. Generic names need to be added to JRE locale resources. It won't be simple copy and paste from CLDR resources due to some different naming convention. Localized generic names need to match corresponding standard and daylight saving time names.
Comments
Closing as it's a dup.
2013-11-05

This is being taken care of as part of JDK-8025051
2013-10-09

It was skipped in message drop10, 20 and 30. To be included in message drop40 in 8/22, the file either needs to be in a supported format, or an intermediate file (say .properties format) for translation needs to be created.
2013-05-29

We have translation drop scheduled for 1/30. But if the file is not in a format WPTG can handle, it will be skipped...
2012-12-27

An example of the different naming conventions is that the long standard name for America/Los_Angeles in CLDR ja locale means "������������������������������" (America Pacific Standard Time). Its JRE name is "������������������" (no "America").
2012-12-27