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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Globalization Plugin
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:56:42 GMT
Lunny just pointed out that there is standardization effort in ES6:

http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=globalization:specification_drafts

Pretty intense. But I suppose thats what we'd gun for. Cordova Core
are polyfills.

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Brion Vibber <brion@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Michael Brooks
> <michael@michaelbrooks.ca>wrote:
>
>> 1. Follows a W3C standard... when there is a standard.
>>
>> I've done a brief scan, but can't find any W3C standards around
>> globalization / localization. Has anyone else found anything?
>>
>
> I don't think there really is much standardish, other than the current
> language being set in navigator.language and local date formats being
> output by Date.
>
> For our usage in Wikipedia's apps, just getting the current language code
> is all we use Globalization for -- navigator.language is hardcoded to
> English on Android, making it unusable.
>
> A more limited plugin that only fetches the locale language (and perhaps
> overrides navigator.language?) would do what we need and might not add much
> burden on other platforms, especially if they already implement
> navigator.language correctly. The other stuff is gravy if it's available
> though!
>
> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com / bvibber @ wikimedia.org)

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