Re: What does i18n mean?

From: Don Osborn (
Date: Sat Nov 15 2003 - 14:57:20 EST

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    Others have already thoroughly answered this, but in reading Theodore's
    question I was reminded of my own reaction to "i18n" when I first
    encountered it a some time back. It certainly departs from the typical
    formula for abbreviations.

    Speaking of which, a useful resource for acronyms and abbreviations, that
    those inclined to do so may want to check for completeness of Unicode and
    i18n references in, is the Acronym Finder database at (yes, it has i18n).

    Don Osborn

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Theodore H. Smith" <>
    To: <>
    Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 9:34 PM
    Subject: What does i18n mean?

    > what does i18n mean? I see it bandied about a lot.
    > My guess is "internationalisation", but actually when you pronounce
    > "eye won ayht en" it doesn't sound anything like that word.
    > --
    > Theodore H. Smith - Macintosh Consultant / Contractor.
    > My website: <>

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