[Ltru] Availability of 't' extension document and data

"Doug Ewell" <doug@ewellic.org> Wed, 07 December 2011 18:14 UTC

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Subject: [Ltru] Availability of 't' extension document and data
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According to the IETF Datatracker, draft-davis-t-langtag-ext-07 ("BCP 47
Extension T - Transformed Content") has been approved by IESG and
forwarded to the RFC Editor queue.

The time a document normally spends in the RFC Editor queue varies
dramatically, and can be unexpectedly long (as BCP 47 veterans know),
but the RFC Editor FAQ notes that "Typical time to publish is 1-2
months."

Section 2.9 of draft-davis-t-langtag-ext-07 says, "The data and
specification will be available by the time this internet draft has been
approved.  The description field is in the process of being added to
CLDR."  The first sentence is repeated in Section 2.1.  This was an
ongoing concern of mine during the draft process, which was partially
addressed by including sample data in Section 2.9.

According to the CLDR "Releases/Downloads" page, Version 2.1 of CLDR is
scheduled to be released on February 1, 2012.  This is eight weeks from
now.

What is the likelihood that the data for the 't' extension actually will
be made available in time for RFC publication?

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