2009/2/27 Stephan Richter <srich...@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu>:
> On Friday 27 February 2009, Dan Korostelev wrote:
>> >> Also, I it
>> >> looks crazy how zope.i18n.locales things works, especially when it
>> >> comes to inheritance. :)
>> >
>> > Feel free to improve it. :-)
>> Well, it's quite hard when it comes to backward-compatibility, but
>> I'll certainly think on some ways to improve.
> Instead of implementing inheritance I would now just allow copying a locale
> and merge new data on top of it. Nobody changes locales on the fly anyways,
> so the entire inheritance mechanism is superfluous.

Yeah, I also think so. BTW, Babel does that exactly. Also, newer LDML
support more complex locale inheritance schemas that will be harder to
integrate into current locale mechanism. :-/

>> >> I even have some thoughts about just
>> >> integrating Babel into zope.i18n, as it does CLDR much better.
>> >
>> > Can you give me a link?
>> Sure. http://babel.edgewall.org/
> Looks very good. We probably should switch to them. We can even provide some
> tests to their project.

I'd support switching to Babel. If noone objects, I'll try to do that
in my branch.

WBR, Dan Korostelev
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