Localisation (was Re: Translators needed?)

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Wed Jan 31 18:00:45 CET 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 14:25 +0200, Alf Stockton wrote:
> To follow up what F Wolff <friedel at translate.org.za> said re the above I 
> would think that a PDA, because I believe this is not just a phone, 
> "speaking" one or two of the African languages would be extremely 
> popular not only in South Africa but the rest of the continent as well.

Yes, totally! One of my biggest annoyances is having a tmobile dash
phone and all my email from China and Taiwan is scrambled because of
lack of language support. It is such a downer.

Then on my motorola phone I use for travel in China, all non-latin text
is just blocked out, nearly looking censored by the great firewall of
china...however, it is just bad language support...phone development
seems to always be cutting corners.


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