The Unicode Standard and ISO

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at
Sat Jun 9 03:47:01 CDT 2018

On Sat, 9 Jun 2018 08:23:33 +0200 (CEST)
Marcel Schneider via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> > Where there is opportunity for productive sync and merging with is
> > glibc. We have had some discussions, but more needs to be done-
> > especially a lot of tooling work. Currently many bug reports are
> > duplicated between glibc and cldr, a sort of manual
> > synchronization. Help wanted here.   
> Noted. For my part, sadly for C libraries I’m unlikely to be of any
> help.

I wonder how much of that comes under the sad category of "better not
translated".  If an English speaker has to resort to search engines to
understand, let alone fix, a reported problem, it may be better for a
non-English speaker to search for the error message in English, and then
with luck he may find a solution he can understand.  In a related vein,
one hears reports of people using English as the interface language,
because they can't understand the messages allegedly in their native


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