[Project_owners] Re: Arabic Locales

Philip Chee philip at aleytys.pc.my
Tue Jun 21 13:16:58 EDT 2005


On Mon, 20 Jun 2005 18:55:03 +0200, Axel Hecht wrote:
> Philip Chee wrote:

>> Somebody sent in a locale translation for ar-YE (arabic Yemen) but arabic is
>> used in more than one country ar-SA, ar-EG, etc, etc. and the written form
>> is pretty invariant. So is there a pan arabic locale, perhaps just "ar" or
>> do I have to duplicate the files for every arabic speaking country, or just
>> cater for the main countries (which are?).

> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=279325#c5 says that we're 
> going for "ar" for 1.x.

Yes but this is only for 1.x. I know this won't be backported to 1.0.x, but
if I use the new simple locale name for "ar", will this cause FF/TB 1.0.x to
fall over or will they just ignore these locales?

Phil


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