Re: Historians- what is origin of i18n, l10n, etc.?

From: Keld Jørn Simonsen (
Date: Thu Oct 10 2002 - 11:19:19 EDT

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    On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 07:14:57AM -0400, Winkler, Arnold F wrote:
    > Tex,
    > Here is my recollection:
    > Sometime around 1991 in a IEEE P1003.1 (POSIX) meeting, Gary Miller (IBM)
    > was writing on the blackboard. After having spelled out
    > Internationalization a few times, he first abbreviated it to I--n and a bit
    > later (obviously after counting the letters in between) used I18N. Sandra
    > might have been at the meeting, and Keld - they might be able to confirm my
    > recollection.

    I did not attend that meeting.

    Kind regards

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