[son] Remove Songhay from shipping locales in Firefox for iOS

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

Mozilla Localizations
son / Songhay
RESOLVED FIXED
2 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: flod, Unassigned)

Tracking

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

2 years ago
Songhay (son) doesn't seem to be accepted by App Store

The directory located at ( 'Payload/Client.app/PlugIns/SendTo.appex/son.lproj', 'Payload/Client.app/PlugIns/ShareTo.appex/son.lproj', 'Payload/Client.app/PlugIns/ViewLater.appex/son.lproj', 'Payload/Client.app/son.lproj' ) has an unrecognized locale name. Refer to the Language and Locale Designations guide for more information on naming your

According to this document Apple support ISO 629.2 locale codes, but it's worth noting that Songhay doesn't seem to be supported by CLDR
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPInternational/LanguageandLocaleIDs/LanguageandLocaleIDs.html

Stefan is reporting the issue to Apple, in the meantime we need to remove the locale from official builds (the ones shipping in App Store).
(Reporter)

Comment 1

2 years ago
Change committed to v3.x (3.0)
https://github.com/mozilla/firefox-ios/commit/b494cd16e81bef25a9d219386df4f8084f38511e
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Comment 2

2 years ago
http://unicode.org/cldr/trac/ticket/2553 rejected Songhay because it's a "Collective" language type. Doing a quick glance at other collective language tags from 629.2, they're not in cldr either.
CC'ing Mohomodou to make sure he's aware of the issue.

Apologies Mohomodou. We'll follow the issue Stefan reports to able to find out why the 'son' locale isn't being accepted. In the meantime, if you'd like to reprioritize your projects to place this one on the bottom of the list for now, I think that would be best.

Comment 4

2 years ago
(In reply to Jeff Beatty [:gueroJeff] from comment #3)
> CC'ing Mohomodou to make sure he's aware of the issue.
> 
> Apologies Mohomodou. We'll follow the issue Stefan reports to able to find
> out why the 'son' locale isn't being accepted. In the meantime, if you'd
> like to reprioritize your projects to place this one on the bottom of the
> list for now, I think that would be best.

Comment 5

2 years ago
Alternatively, do you have a more specific .1 or .2 locale could we should use?
(In reply to Axel Hecht [:Pike] from comment #5)
> Alternatively, do you have a more specific .1 or .2 locale could we should
> use?

I'm not finding one. It seems son is the only ISO code given for the collection of Songhay languages. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_639-2#Collections_of_languages . It's divided into Northern and Southern, but neither have definitive ISO codes. It's like calling all of the Celtic languages 'cel' and not designation a code variation for Irish and Scottish Gaelic, but wanting to ship them both in a localized product.
(Reporter)

Updated

2 years ago
Blocks: 1259432
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.