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Re(2): Localization and Internationalization

From: <Iain.URQUHART@LUX.DG13.cec.be>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 1997 18:44:39 +0200
To: <avine@actracorp.com>
Cc: "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>, <clift@freenet.msp.mn.us>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <WIN2363-970805164439-210A*/G=Iain/S=URQUHART/OU=LUX/O=DG13/PRMD=CEC/ADMD=RTT/C=BE/@MHS>

> In any case, the data which appears on our products' Web pages
> come from a database at the server end.  If the server doesn't know what
> language/locale's data to retrieve, this creates a problem.

Indeed. And the annoying thing is that (default) info in addition to language and region is available at the client and it wouldn't take much to send it over.

Received on Tuesday, 5 August 1997 12:47:53 UTC

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