Use the ICU LocaleMatcher to implement the BestFitMatcher of ECMA402 in v8 JavaScript engine. ECMA402 defined the BestFitMatcher abstract operation to allow browser implementation to implement a better way to match locale data. UTS35 sec "4.4 Language Matching" details a data driven algorithm to use CLDR. ICU 67.1 (launched in April 2020) comes with an improved icu::LocaleMatcher API and implementation . This document shows how we implement v8's BestFitMatcher to use such API.



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Last updated on 2021-12-05