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July 2007

Tags for Identifying Languages

by Xavier Lacot
This document describes the structure, content, construction, and semantics of language tags for use in cases where it is desirable to indicate the language used in an information object. It also describes how to register values for use in language tags and the creation of user-defined extensions for private interchange. This document, in combination with RFC 4647, replaces RFC 3066, which RFC 1766.

ishida >> blog » Personal names around the world 1

by nhoizey & 4 others
If you are designing forms that will be localised on a per culture basis, don’t forget that atomised name parts may still need to be stored in a central database, which therefore needs to be able to represent all the various complexities

Projects: Transliteration Extension - Derick Rethans

by mbertier (via)
This extension allows you to transliterate text in non-latin characters (such as Chinese, Cyrillic, Greek etc) to latin characters. Besides the transliteration the extension also contains filters to upper- and lowercase latin, cyrillic and greek, and perform special forms of transliteration such as converting ligatures such as the Norwegian "æ" to "ae" and normalizing punctuation and spacing.

Planet I18n

by camel & 2 others
The Planet I18n aggregates posts from various blogs that talk about Web internationalization (i18n). While it is hosted by the W3C Internationalization Activity, the content of the individual entries represent only the opinion of their respective authors and does not reflect the position of the Internationalization Activity.

Planet I18n

by Xavier Lacot & 2 others
The Planet I18n aggregates posts from various blogs that talk about Web internationalization (i18n). While it is hosted by the W3C Internationalization Activity, the content of the individual entries represent only the opinion of their respective authors and does not reflect the position of the Internationalization Activity.

®¤©: documents: php and unicode

by nhoizey
Some would say PHP has little or no Unicode support, and they'd be right. But I refer you back to the first item on our absolute minimum list. It's all just integers, and PHP has plenty of support for integers, so we can work around this problem.

June 2007

about:cmlenz - Announcing Babel

by mbertier (via)
I've just pushed out the first release of a new project that has been in the works for a couple of weeks now: Babel, a Python library for internationalization and localization in Python applications, especially web-based applications.

Common Locale Data Repository

by mbertier & 2 others (via)
The Unicode CLDR provides key building blocks for software to support the world's languages. CLDR is by far the largest and most extensive standard repository of locale data. This data is used by a wide spectrum of companies for their software internationalization and localization: adapting software to the conventions of different languages for such common software tasks as formatting of dates, times, time zones, numbers, and currency values; sorting text; choosing languages or countries by name; and many others.

May 2007

April 2007

alan little’s weblog | transliterator

by mbertier
I needed something for a project I’m working on that would let me easily enter romanised Sanskrit text on a normal keyboard (or better still, find romanised Sanskrit text on the internet) and then convert it to proper devanagari Sanskrit text in unicode.

March 2007

February 2007

ONLamp.com -- Gettext

by benoit

Did you ever get into a situation in Web development where you need to create a Web site or a Web application that is dynamically available, in several languages? A lot of existing open source applications try to create their own solution for these needs, but the standard way to do this is to use Gettext, a set of GNU tools to help packages manage multi-lingual messages in their applications.

January 2007

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