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Re: Internationalization & Localization guidelines

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 16:56:26 -0500
Message-ID: <3C2B990A.E09F8E1C@progress.com>
To: "A. Vine" <andrea.vine@sun.com>
CC: "Ken Frank (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)" <Ken.Frank@sun.com>, www-international@w3.org, NE Localization SIG <nelocsig@egroups.com>
Andrea, thanks! That looks like one of the better ones. I like the way
the matrix is abstracted and generalized.

One suggestion, when you move it, add a format that lets you print the
entire section/collection, not just one web page at a time.

tex


"A. Vine" wrote:
> 
> Particularly:
> 
> http://www.sun.com/developers/gadc/i18ntesting/i18ntaxonomy/index.html
> 
> which is unfortunately buried under testing, but is actually a design and
> assessment checklist matrix with supporting documentation.  We developed this
> matrix in order to define what it means for a product to be internationalized.
> It contains a few specifics as illustrative examples, but is very generic in
> terms of platform, content and prog. language.
> 
> I am working on moving this to a more appropriate place.  Also, if you check
> back periodically, there will be more and more useful i18n reference info posted
> on this site (not links, content).
> 
> Regards,
> Andrea
> 
> "Ken Frank (by way of Martin Duerst )" wrote:
> >
> > Tex,
> >
> > I believe some parts of this website could be helpful as well:
> >
> > http://www.sun.com/developers/gadc
> >
> > Thanks - Ken
> >
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> >  > From: "Thierry Sourbier" <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
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> >  > Tex,
> >  >
> >  > Here are a few links to web i18n guidelines/handbooks. I provide them *as
> >  > is* in no particular order as I did not have the time to go through each one
> >  > to assess the quality so don't blame me if some of them are not that good
> >  > :). I'm sure there are quite a few more hidden in i18nGurus. I hope you'll
> >  > find one you like...
> >  >
> >  > http://www.sapient.com/pdfs/strategic_viewpoints/globalization_a4.pdf
> >  > http://www.rubric.com/local/handbooks.html
> >  > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/TechNet/ittasks/p
> >  > lan/sysplan/glolocal.asp
> >  > http://www.tri.sbc.com/hfweb/marcus/hfweb00_marcus.html
> >  > http://www.uniscape.com/globalization/whitepaper.html
> >  >
> >  > Cheers,
> >  > Thierry.
> >  > <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
> >  > www.i18ngurus.com - Open Internationalization Resources Directory
> >  >

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