Category Archives: i18n

i18n-related

Jenkins Localization

Jenkins, an Open Source continuous integration product written in Java, has some interesting localization features. “Normally, Jenkins honors the browser’s language preference if a translation is available for the preferred language, and uses the system default locale for messages during … Continue reading

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IMUG: Building Scalable i18n and L10n tools for 300 Languages at Wikipedia

Alolita Sharma, Director of Engineering at Wikipedia, did a talk tonite at IMUG on “Building Scalable i18n and L10n tools for 300 Languages at Wikipedia”. She is driving the initiative for Wikipedia to build open source tools and technologies to … Continue reading

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IMUG: Computer Vision and Behavior Driven Visual Automation in L10n and i18n QA

George Betak from Yahoo! gave an excellent talk on “Computer Vision and Behavior Driven Visual Automation in L10n and i18n QA” at IMUG tonite. This is the future of QA automation. George is an interesting fellow. Besides writing cutting edge … Continue reading

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What Happened to Japan’s Electronic Giants?

BBC has an excellent analysis of Japan’s decline in consumer electronics title, “What happened to Japan’s electronic giants?” According to Tokyo-based economist Gerhard Fasol, “the Japanese giants were overtaken by the digital revolution. The Japanese giants actually built their empires … Continue reading

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IMUG: Translation Performance Metrics

Tonite at IMUG, Rebecca Ray from Common Sense Advisory talked about “Translation Performance Metrics.” Translation cost is minuscule compared to the revenue it enables: less than 1% for most companies. Centralized groups have fastest turnaround-time at 24 days, vs. average … Continue reading

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