Re: discovery: debian menu already supports l10n!
On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 12:53:26PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On 03-Dec-1999 Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 11:10:51AM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> >> > Debian menu system *can* support l10n! It's a little ugly, and could
> >> not to poke, but it is I 18 N.
> > Not to poke, but l10n != i18n. One is localization, the other is
> > internationalization.
> ah, never seen i10n used, always i18n, silly me. Thanks.
The distinction between l10n and i18n is this:
Internationization (i18n) is the process of enabling multiple languages
in a program; i.e. using gettext in a C program.
Localization (l10n) refers to the actual translation of the program or its
strings into other languages.
At least, IIRC.