Re: Use of American/British English (was Re: request for string addition)

<quote who="Bastien Nocera">

> The point I was trying to make was that it didn't really matter if
> translations were in a different flavour of English as long as the whole
> program uses that same flavour.

> I'd also like to note that the use of British English [1] should not (and
> I don't think does) hamper the ability of the i18n team to translate into
> different languages.

Consider translation memory tools. If I wrote my software assuming Aussie
English, you wrote yours for British English, and Jody wrote his using
Canadian/Quebecian Frenglish, anyone who used translation memory tools would
very unhappy with us all.

- Jeff

GVADEC 2004: Kristiansand, Norway          
       "Microsoft treats security vulnerabilities as public relations
                        problems." - Bruce Schneier

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