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[REBOL] International Rebol via locale and langauge

From: jasonic::panix::com at: 27-Sep-2001 12:37

Wondering about Andrew's nice /locale suggestion to make Rebol more global. Calender names are perhaps the first place people like to use their own familiar [human] vocabulary. Monday Lundi Lunes etc.. are good choices for end-isers of reblets, but one may want to much deper than this. How to facilitate this so the Rebol is ready for a wider itnernational audience? What about common internal Rebol words? Is there any sense in being able to offer broad Rebol/locale tools? For example a sytem or script environment might initialize forenglish/francais/italiano etc. This would then accept words from a local voabulary. What about handling accents or more complicated demands like Korean/Japanese/Chinese etc. Where does Rebol stand regards Unicode? An importnat issue for Python upgrade recently was standardizing Unicode within it. Rebol's idea of dialects seems partly intended for this. But I have not seen much yet about dialects in Rebol or how one might swap 'business' dialect for 'espanol'. Any suggestions..? thanks - Jason