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CLDR 1.3 Release Note

The following are the files for this release. For a description of their purpose and format, see CLDR Releases (Downloads). In terms of license, the Unicode Terms of Use apply; in particular, Exhibit 1.

No. Rel. Note Data Spec Delta CVS Tag
1.3 Version1.3 CLDR1.3 LDML1.3 Changes1.3 release-1-3

CLDR Version 1.3 contains contains data for 296 locales: 96 languages and 130 territories. In this release, the major additions to CLDR are:

  • A complete set of POSIX-format data generated from the XML format, plus a tool to generate versions for different platforms.
  • The addition of new data to support localization of timezones
  • The addition of data for UN M.49 regions, including continents and region.
  • The canonicalization of the data files, including the consolidation of inherited data
  • The restriction of currency codes to ISO 4217 codes (past and present)
  • The addition of number and data tests, for verifying that implementations correctly implement the LDML specification using CLDR data.
  • The addition of metadata for LDML
  • The addition of mappings from language to script and territory
  • Various other fixes and additions of data, and extensions to the specification.

Corrigendum 1: Time zone and Date Format Pattern Correction

In CLDR version 1.3, the policy was that for a given (resolved) locale, uniqueness is required for time zone display names. That is, two different time zone IDs could not have the same display name. This policy turns out to be overly strict, and did not allow for customary names in cases where it does not cause a problem. The committee has relaxed this policy so that where the parsing results would give the same GMT offset, the standard and daylight display names can be the same across different time zone IDs.

The short and long time zone names for Europe/London and Europe/Dublin in the en.xml locale data file had been changed because of the old policy. In accordance with this new policy, they are corrected by this corrigendum as follows:

CLDR 1.3Corrected
<zone type="Europe/London">
  <long>
    <generic>British Time</generic> 
    <standard>British Standard Time</standard> 
    <daylight>British Daylight Time</daylight> 
  </long>
  <short>
    <generic>BT</generic> 
    <standard>BST</standard> 
    <daylight>BDT</daylight> 
  </short>
</zone>
<zone type="Europe/London">
  <long>
    <standard>Greenwich Mean Time</standard> 
    <daylight>British Summer Time</daylight> 
  </long>
  <short>
    <standard>GMT</standard> 
    <daylight>BST</daylight> 
  </short>
</zone>

{omitted}

<zone type="Europe/Dublin">
  <long>
    <standard>Greenwich Mean Time</standard> 
    <daylight>Irish Summer Time</daylight> 
  </long>
  <short>
    <standard>GMT</standard> 
    <daylight>IST</daylight> 
  </short>
</zone> 

The data reflecting the above correction is checked into CVS under the tag release-1-3-C1. For information on the usage of this, see CLDR Releases (Downloads).

The following are corrections to the date format pattern in UTS #35: Locale Data Markup Language (LDML). The Stand-Alone months and days, and the long era names, although approved by the technical committee, had been omitted from the specification. The use of specific sequences of 'z', 'Z', and 'E' is changed to preserve backwards compatibility with Java.

CLDR 1.3Corrected
eraG1..3ADEra - Replaced with the Era string for the current date.
eraG1..3ADEra - Replaced with the Era string for the current date. One to three letters for the abbreviated form, four letters for the long form.
4Anno Domini
monthM1..209Month - Use one or two for the numerical month, three for the abbreviation, or four for the full name, or 5 for the narrow name.
3Sept
4September
5S
monthM1..209Month - Use one or two for the numerical month, three for the abbreviation, or four for the full name, or five for the narrow name.
3Sept
4September
5S
L1..209Stand-Alone Month - Use one or two for the numerical month, three for the abbreviation, or four for the full name, or 5 for the narrow name.
3Sept
4September
5S
week
day
E1..23Day of week - Use three for the short day, or four for the full name, or 5 for the narrow name. Sunday is always day 1
3Tues
4Tuesday
5T
e1..22Local day of week. Same as E except numeric value will depend on the local starting day of the week. For this example, Monday is the first day of the week.
3Tues
4Tuesday
5T
week
day
E1..3TuesDay of week - Use one through three letters for the short day, or four for the full name, or five for the narrow name.
4Tuesday
5T
e1..22Local day of week. Same as E exceptadds a numeric value that will depend on the local starting day of the week, using one or two letters. For this example, Monday is the first day of the week.
3Tues
4Tuesday
5T
c12Stand-Alone local day of week - Use one letter for the local numeric value (same as 'e'), three for the short day, or four for the full name, or five for the narrow name.
3Tues
4Tuesday
5T
zonez1PTTime zone. Use 1 for short wall (generic) time, 2 for long wall time, 3 for the short time zone (i.e. PST) or 4 for the full name (Pacific Standard Time). If there's no name for the zone, fallbacks may be used, depending on available data.
2Pacific Time
3PDT
4Pacific Daylight Time
Z1GMT-08:00Use 1 for GMT format, 2 for RFC 822
2-0800
zonez1..3PDTTime zone - Use one to three letters for the short time zone or four for the full name. For more information, see Appendix J: Time Zone Fallback
4Pacific Daylight Time
Z1..3-0800Use one to three letters for RFC 822, four letters for GMT format.
4GMT-08:00
v1PTUse one letter for short wall (generic) time, four for long wall time. For more information, see Appendix J: Time Zone Fallback
4Pacific Time

List of Languages and Territories in this Release

Languages (96): Afar [Qafar]; Afrikaans; Albanian [shqipe]; Amharic [አማርኛ]; Arabic [‎العربية‎]; Armenian [Հայերէն]; Assamese [অসমীয়া]; Azerbaijani - Cyrillic [Азәрбајҹан - Cyrl]; Azerbaijani - Latin [azərbaycanca - Latn]; Basque [euskara]; Belarusian [Беларускі]; Bengali [বাংলা]; Blin [ብሊን]; Bosnian [Bosanski]; Bulgarian [Български]; Catalan [català]; Chinese - Simplified Han [中文 - 简体汉语]; Chinese - Traditional Han [中文 - 繁體漢語]; Cornish [kernewek]; Croatian [hrvatski]; Czech [Čeština]; Danish [Dansk]; Divehi [‎ދިވެހިބަސް‎]; Dutch [Nederlands]; Dzongkha [རྫོང་ཁ]; English; Esperanto; Estonian [Eesti]; Faroese [føroyskt]; Finnish [suomi]; French [français]; Gallegan [galego]; Geez [ግዕዝኛ]; Georgian [ქართული]; German [Deutsch]; Greek [Ελληνικά]; Gujarati [ગુજરાતી]; Hawaiian [ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi]; Hebrew [‎עברית‎]; Hindi [हिंदी]; Hungarian [magyar]; Icelandic [Íslenska]; Indonesian [Bahasa Indonesia]; Inuktitut [ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖅ]; Irish [Gaeilge]; Italian [italiano]; Japanese [日本語]; Kalaallisut; Kannada [ಕನ್ನಡ]; Kazakh [Қазақ]; Khmer [ភាសាខ្មែរ]; Kirghiz [Кыргыз]; Konkani [कोंकणी]; Korean [한국어]; Lao [ລາວ]; Latvian [latviešu]; Lithuanian [Lietuvių]; Macedonian [македонски]; Malay [Bahasa Melayu]; Malayalam [മലയാളം]; Maltese [Malti]; Manx [Gaelg]; Marathi [मराठी]; Mongolian [Монгол хэл]; Norwegian Bokmål [norsk bokmål]; Norwegian Nynorsk [norsk nynorsk]; Oriya [ଓଡ଼ିଆ]; Oromo [Oromoo]; Pashto (Pushto) [‎پښتو‎]; Persian [‎فارسی‎]; Polish [polski]; Portuguese [português]; Punjabi [ਪੰਜਾਬੀ]; Romanian [Română]; Russian [русский]; Sanskrit [संस्कृत]; Serbian - Cyrillic [Српски - Ћирилица]; Serbian - Latin [Srpski - Latinica]; Sidamo [Sidaamu Afo]; Slovak [slovenský]; Slovenian [Slovenščina]; Somali [Soomaali]; Spanish [español]; Swahili [Kiswahili]; Swedish [svenska]; Syriac [‎ܣܘܪܝܝܐ‎]; Tamil [தமிழ்]; Tatar [Татар]; Telugu [తెలుగు]; Thai [ไทย]; Tigre [ትግረ]; Tigrinya [ትግርኛ]; Turkish [Türkçe]; Ukrainian [Українська]; Urdu [‎اردو‎]; Uzbek - Arabic [‎اۉزبېک - Араб‎]; Uzbek - Cyrillic [Ўзбек - Кирил]; Uzbek - Latin [oʿzbek - Lotin]; Vietnamese [Tiếng Việt]; Walamo [ወላይታቱ]; Welsh [Cymraeg]

Territories (130): Afghanistan [‎افغانستان‎]; Albania [Shqipëria]; Algeria [‎الجزائر‎]; American Samoa; Argentina; Armenia [Հայաստանի Հանրապետութիւն]; Australia; Austria [Österreich]; Azerbaijan [Azərbaycan, Азәрбајҹан]; Bahrain [‎البحرين‎]; Belarus [Беларусь]; Belgium [België, Belgien, Belgique]; Belize; Bhutan [འབྲུག]; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina [Bosna i Hercegovina, Босна и Херцеговина]; Botswana; Brazil [Brasil]; Brunei; Bulgaria [България]; Cambodia [កម្ពុជា]; Canada; Chile; China [中国]; Colombia; Costa Rica; Croatia [Hrvatska]; Cyprus [Κύπρος]; Czech Republic [Česká republika]; Denmark [Danmark]; Djibouti [Jabuuti, Yabuuti]; Dominican Republic [República Dominicana]; Ecuador; Egypt [‎مصر‎]; El Salvador; Eritrea [Eretria, ኤርትራ]; Estonia [Eesti]; Ethiopia [Itiyoophiya, Itoobiya, Itoophiyaa, Otobbia, ኢትዮጵያ]; Faroe Islands [Føroyar]; Finland [Suomi]; France; Georgia [საქართველო]; Germany [Deutschland]; Greece [Ελλάδα]; Greenland [Kalaallit Nunaat]; Guam; Guatemala; Honduras; Hong Kong S.A.R. China [中華人民共和國香港特別行政區]; Hungary [Magyarország]; Iceland [Ísland]; India [‎الهند‎, भारत, भारतम्, ভারত, ভাৰত, ਭਾਰਤ, ભારત, ଭାରତ, இந்தியா, భారత దేళ౦, ಭಾರತ, ഇന്ത്യ]; Indonesia; Iran [‎ایران‎]; Iraq [‎العراق‎]; Ireland [Éire]; Israel [‎ישראל‎]; Italy [Italia]; Jamaica; Japan [日本]; Jordan [‎الاردن‎]; Kazakhstan [Қазақстан]; Kenya [Keeniyaa, Kiiniya]; Kuwait [‎الكويت‎]; Kyrgyzstan [Кыргызстан]; Laos [ລາວ]; Latvia [Latvija]; Lebanon [‎لبنان‎]; Libya [‎ليبيا‎]; Liechtenstein; Lithuania [Lietuva]; Luxembourg [Luxemburg]; Macao S.A.R. China [澳門特別行政區]; Macedonia [Македонија]; Malaysia; Maldives [‎ދިވެހި ރާއްޖެ‎]; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mexico [México]; Monaco; Mongolia [Монгол улс]; Morocco [‎المغرب‎]; Netherlands [Nederland]; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Northern Mariana Islands; Norway [Noreg, Norge]; Oman [‎عمان‎]; Pakistan [‎پاکستان‎]; Panama [Panamá]; Paraguay; Peru [Perú]; Philippines; Poland [Polska]; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Qatar [‎قطر‎]; Romania [România]; Russia [Россия]; Saudi Arabia [‎العربية السعودية‎]; Serbia And Montenegro [Srbija i Crna Gora, Србија и Црна Гора]; Singapore [新加坡]; Slovakia [Slovenská republika]; Slovenia [Slovenija]; Somalia [Soomaaliya]; South Africa [Suid-Afrika]; South Korea [대한민국]; Spain [Espainia, España, Espanya]; Sudan [‎السودان‎]; Sweden [Sverige]; Switzerland [Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera]; Syria [‎سورية‎, ‎ܣܘܪܝܝܐ‎]; Taiwan [臺灣]; Tanzania; Thailand [ประเทศไทย]; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia [‎تونس‎]; Turkey [Türkiye]; U.S. Virgin Islands; Ukraine [Украина, Україна]; United Arab Emirates [‎الامارات العربية المتحدة‎]; United Kingdom [Prydain Fawr, Rywvaneth Unys]; United States [Estados Unidos, ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa]; United States Minor Outlying Islands; Uruguay; Uzbekistan [Oʿzbekiston, Ўзбекистон]; Venezuela; Vietnam [Việt Nam]; Yemen [‎اليمن‎]; Zimbabwe

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