Target Audience: Manager, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Marketer
Level of Session: Beginner, Intermediate
Multi-lingual support is emerging as a key requirement associated with the growth of the E-Commerce market. A lot of emphasis has been placed on XML as the new "savior" of E-Commerce. Unicode provides a foundation on which to build multi-lingual support. But the two alone do not provide a complete solution.
This paper describes an approach for providing an end-to-end multi-lingual solution in the E-Commerce environment, where a variety of operating systems, data types and application environments is the norm. An approach to integrating the multitude of technologies currently used to implement E-Commerce will be described. This will include Unicode, XML, Java, Sybase multi-lingual support, object management servers, and other technologies. Particular emphasis will be placed on:
- preserving data integrity
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