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New article for REVIEW: Working with composite messages

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 12:24:17 -0000
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Title: Working with composite messages
http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/

Comments are being sought on this article prior to final release. Please send any comments to www-international@w3.org. We expect to publish a final version in one to three weeks.

This article provides looks at design and development practices that can cause major problems for translation. Designers must be very careful about how they split up and reuse text on-screen because the linguistic differences between languages can lead to real headaches for localizers and may in some cases make a reasonable translation impossible to achieve.


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