[Mono-dev] How to make new locales for CultureInfo?

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Sun Sep 3 06:59:03 EDT 2006

Hmm, what I cannot understand is that while you say that few of those
languages you need are in ICU but you are still saying you will use

Also note that CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder never helps custom
string collation. That framework is only for number and date

Atsushi Eno

John Hatton wrote:
> Atsushi,
>> Which culture do you need specifically ?
> Our product is for minority languages, many of them "endangered", few of
> which are in the ICU database. There some 6000 languages in the world, and
> most of these languages need, for example, small sort-order tailorings.
> The One Laptop Per Child project may be ushering Linux into many of these
> language communities for the first time.
> It looks like we'll have to wrap the ICU library ourselves and can't use the
> mono code for our globalization.  Sigh. Thanks for the prompt information,
> though!
> John Hatton
> WeSay.org
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