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Re: Internationalization & Localization guidelines/checklists

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 14:02:42 -0500
Message-ID: <3C3B4252.76B8AAAC@progress.com>
To: www-international@w3.org, NE Localization SIG <nelocsig@egroups.com>
OK, my 2002 is not getting off to such a good start. Let's try this
again:

I did like this the sun taxonomy a lot and then for some reason it
didn't show up on my search thru my emails on the subject. I'll create a
web page for this list, when I get a chance.
tex

http://www.sun.com/developers/gadc/i18ntesting/i18ntaxonomy/index.html

Also:
http://www.sun.com/developers/gadc
http://www.sun.com/globalization

http://www.i18ngurus.com/

From Kano's book (It is still online, just hard to find.):

testing checklist
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/books/devintl/S24B1_g.HTM
win32 checklist
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/books/devintl/S24AC.HTM

From Tiziana's site:
http://www.tgpconsulting.com/articles/check.html


HTML/XML 
Richard Ishida's paper "Localisation Considerations in DTD Design"
http://www.xerox-emea.com/globaldesign/dtds.htm

I18n specific to XML you can look at:
http://www.opentag.com/xmli18nfaq.htm#loc_dtdguide
http://www.opentag.com/xmli18nfaq.htm#loc_docguide

Examples of problematic XML documents (and workarounds) see:
http://www.opentag.com/xmli18nfaq.htm#loc_bad

"16 steps to globalising your website" 
http://www.etranslate.com/en/know/know.T3.html

http://www.sapient.com/pdfs/strategic_viewpoints/globalization_a4.pdf
http://www.rubric.com/local/handbooks.html
http://www.tri.sbc.com/hfweb/marcus/hfweb00_marcus.html
http://www.uniscape.com/globalization/whitepaper.html


http://www.microsoft.com/TechNet/ittasks/plan/sysplan/glolocal.asp?frame=true

The 'ITS Requirements' document may have a few things for your list, 
it's just a draft, but I think it covers some of what you are looking 
for. After all one of the deliverables of ITS is a set of guidelines.
(Requires membership in group lisa-its)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lisa-its/files/ITS-Requirements


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