Multilingual Web Site Architecture

From: Suzanne Topping (
Date: Fri Nov 05 1999 - 10:26:02 EST

I received the following question, based on comments that I sent
to a machine translation email list regarding web site localization research
I am conducting.

Does anyone know if any work has been done in this area? Are there
repositories of templates or models?

Thank you.

>What I am working on now is to define an ARCHITECTURE for multilingual
>web sites. These sites will be designed for different purposes:
>informational, e-commerce, information retrieval and extraction, etc.
>Do you have please any information about multilingual web sites
>architectures ? Generic models, examples, articles, companies
>proposing such architectures, etc.

Suzanne Topping
Localization Unlimited
(Globalization Process Improvement Consulting and Training)
28 Ericsson Street
Rochester, New York, 14610-1705
Phone: 716-473-0791
Fax: 716-231-2013

(Send me an email to join the North East Localization Special Interest
Group, an email distribution list which acts as a discussion forum for
localization issues.)

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