Full Article Attached Minutes of the Staff Meeting of Monday 15th December 2003

Friday December 19th, 2003

The minutes of the staff meeting of Monday 15th December 2003 are now online. Issues discussed include Mozilla 1.6 final, localisations, the website, Mozilla Firebird 0.8, Camino 0.8 and Talkback.

#1 l18n?

by pmsyyz

Saturday December 20th, 2003 12:34 PM

Did they mean i18n or l10n?

#2 Re: What a prize!

by Gerv

Saturday December 20th, 2003 3:27 PM

l10n, sorry.


#3 Re: l18n?

by Waldo_2

Saturday December 20th, 2003 8:59 PM

I'm not sure if I understand the difference. Is i18n the process of getting an app ready so that l10n for any location is possible? Or in other words, i18n would be making sure no UI strings are hard-coded (and thus suitable for only one language), while l10n would be providing the values for these UI strings (specific to whatever language the l10n was for)?

#4 Re: Re: l18n?

by nonpareility

Sunday December 21st, 2003 12:35 AM

Lemme guess..

i18n: internationalization l10n: localization

As if understand Moz stuff wasn't hard enough :)

#6 Re: Re: l18n?

by mlefevre

Sunday December 21st, 2003 7:10 AM

Yes, you've got it.

Mozilla has a page about internationalisation and localisation which includes an overview and definitions:

#5 tb?

by mcsmurf

Sunday December 21st, 2003 12:58 AM

wow, you need 6 machines only for Talkback *g*? Anyway great thing it'll be up again!

#7 Re: tb?

by IsoSchi

Monday December 22nd, 2003 4:46 AM

Doesn't quite seem worth it, does it? :-)