Localizing to right-to-left languages: main issues and best practices

author: Murhaf Hossari, University College Dublin
recorded by: European Commission
published: June 6, 2012,   recorded: March 2012,   views: 101
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Internationalization and Localization efforts need to take extra care when dealing with right-to-left languages due to specific features those languages have. Many localization issues are specific to right-to-left languages. The talk will try to categorize those issues that face localizers when dealing with right-to-left languages with special focus on text direction part and handling bidirectionality. The talk will also mention best practices and areas for improvements.

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