Dr. International

Thoughts on software globalization and internationalization.

Use Unicode!

Recently there were some updates that changed the behavior of a national encoding standard, changing the behavior when mapping to and from Unicode.  Those kinds of changes lead to data corruption.  I figured I'd take this opportunity to remind folks of the benefits of "using Unicode!" Unicode Benefits...

Welcome to “Dr. International”

Hi!  We've created this space to share some thoughts about software internationalization. Internationalization is a really long word, so we've truncated the URL to just "i18n".  There are 18 letters between the "i" and the "n" in "internationalization", so i18n is a bit of a shortcut.  (Another common abbreviation in this space is l10n ...
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