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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Question about translating language names


On Tuesday, 2020-06-02 15:54:42 +0200, Eike Rathke wrote:

> (Jeremy Brown as the original contributor of Congolese locales on Cc)

Unfortunately no answer from Jeremy, but having dug deeper into this the
current situation makes sense.

> On Tuesday, 2020-06-02 14:55:06 +0200, Eike Rathke wrote:
> > > LANGUAGE_USER_AKA 0x0677 axk-CF - no entry in language list
> > > LANGUAGE_USER_AKA_CONGO 0x8277 axk-CG "Aka (Congo)"

The confusing part here is the name Aka. Aka is the autonym (how people
call the language themselves) for Yaka, the ISO 639-3 name.
This is also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aka_language
and is spoken in both Central African Republic and Congo.

> > > But the 'axk' ISO 639 code actually is Yaka, not Aka,
> > > https://iso639-3.sil.org/code/axk
> >
> > LANGUAGE_USER_YAKA 0x0683 iyx-CG "Yaka"
> > https://iso639-3.sil.org/code/iyx

That additionally exists but is not Yaka/Aka but "Yaka (Congo)"

So I'll not remap axk-CG to iyx-CG like the idea was earlier, but keep
the locales and add a language list entry for
axk-CF "Aka (Central African Republic)"
and change iyx-CG to "Yaka (Congo)" thus we can add
yaf-CD "Yaka (Democratic Republic of Congo)"


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