Support for CLDR compact numbers

Is there currently any means of leveraging the CLDR short number lookups? If not, is there any chance that support for this could be added to the lang suite of functions?

Related: Function to format numbers with SI notation


  1. There’s a dormant proposal to include this functionality in Go’s x/text package:

  2. For localization we currently use a fork of which doesn’t support this functionality.

If I had to guess I’d say the SI proposal has a better chance of acceptance due to relative simplicity, but neither implementation has a great deal of demand so far—this is the first time I’ve seen a request for either one.