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  2. JDK-6486607

incorrect french localization for GY country code

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b01
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_2000

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        FULL PRODUCT VERSION :


        ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
        java version "1.6.0-beta2"
        Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0-beta2-b86)
        Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0-beta2-b86, mixed mode, sharing)

        (All versions affected)

        EXTRA RELEVANT SYSTEM CONFIGURATION :
        Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]

        A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
        The french localization for the 'GY' country code is wrong.
        It should be "Guyana" instead of "Guyane".


        STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
        Very easy to reproduce:

        import java.util.Locale;

        public class TestLocale {
        public static void main(String[] args) {
        Locale locale = new Locale("en", "gy");
        System.out.print(locale.getDisplayCountry(new Locale("fr")));
        }
        }

        EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
        EXPECTED -
        It should display the string "Guyana".
        ACTUAL -
        "Guyane"

        REPRODUCIBILITY :
        This bug can be reproduced always.

        ---------- BEGIN SOURCE ----------
        import java.util.Locale;

        public class TestLocale {
        public static void main(String[] args) {
        Locale locale = new Locale("en", "gy");
        System.out.print(locale.getDisplayCountry(new Locale("fr")));
        }
        }
        ---------- END SOURCE ----------

        CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
        Either we will have to patch the JVM, or extends the Locale class to provide the correct value for the GF country code.

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                • Assignee:
                  jtusla Jiri Tusla (Inactive)
                  Reporter:
                  ndcosta Nelson Dcosta (Inactive)
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