Re: What good is our jargon? was: Re: Historians- what is origin of i18n, l10n, etc.?

From: John Hudson (
Date: Thu Oct 10 2002 - 21:57:41 EDT

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    At 05:40 PM 10-10-02, Barry Caplan wrote:

    >i18n and l10n both meet all of these criteria, as do "lan" and "yahoo!"
    >and "google". In this respect, jargon can become a brand.

    In the case of yahoo! and google, these are brands that have become jargon,
    not the other way 'round.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC

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