How to make a locale available for CTL text

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at
Sat Apr 21 21:21:23 UTC 2018

On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 01:59:51PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to set a text in Malay [1] but using the Arabic script (AKA Jawi
> [2]), but it seems that Malay is only allowed for “Western” text and not
> “CTL” and free-form language tags are not allowed in CTL as well. Do I
> need to add a new locale or do something else? Any reason why free-form
> language tags are not allowed for CTL text?

I found which
answers the last question somehow (though it is not clear what is
exactly needed). My main question about supporting Jawi is still

> 1.
> 2.

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