A good reminder from Michael Kaplan on international support in Windows.
One of the first things I do when I install any english version if Windows is to head to Control Panel|Regional and Language Options and tick these two checkboxes. It's a great way to get right of those pesky black squares.
Michael reminds folks that:
"Every version of Windows 2000, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, and Windows Server 2003 contains all of the international support"
I've got lots of friends who's parent or parent would really prefer to surf and email in their native language, and they don't realize their language may be a checkbox or font away.
That said, here's Google in Zulu: http://www.google.com/intl/zu/
P.S. Some folks don't realize that the reason folks says "i18n" is because there's eighteen letters between the i and n in internationalization. ;)
Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
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