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I found a couple locale strings which should work in JS, and they work in Node.JS v14.15.1, but not in Chrome or Firefox. I’m not asking for debugging advice. Where do I raise this issue? Should I go to w3c, or chromium or gecko, or ECMAscript, etc. Is there a GitHub Repo, or do I use a mailing list, etc.


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    The folks on Chromium’s bugtracker will likely mark it for triage and then ignore it for the next few years (the scars still hurt), but it’s basically here - https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/list

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        If anyone is interested, the bug is this:

        TL;DR en-US-u-nu-hebr and en-US-u-nu-roman don’t have any effect, but -arab and -mong do.

        The locale string en-US-u-nu-hebr specifies that we’re using the Hebrew numbering system (ref). Therefore, new Date().toLocaleDateString("he-IL-u-nu-hebr") should output Hebrew characters. In my browser, it’s “11/24/2020”. In Node.JS, it’s “י״א/כ״ד/ב׳כ׳” (that’s Hebrew).

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            Yeah, I saw that. It says “Possible values include”, though. Also MDN says elsewhere that it is valid

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              Mozilla has a public matrix chat instance at chat.Mozilla.org. For those questions I’d reach out to the localization folks, likely in #l10n, but otherwise folks in #introduction can point you in the right direction

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            Apparently, the current ECMAscript specification doesn’t support algorithmic numbering systems (GitHub issue). I think the argument is that it would be complicated to implement these. I don’t know why it works in Node.js.

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              Node.js presumably passes it off to ICU, whereas the browsers do it all in-house.