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Lift in Action: The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala by Timothy Perrett

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Chapter 12. Localization

 

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In this age of globalization and the apparent consolidation of many cultures, it may surprise you to know that there are still between 6,500 and 10,000 different languages spoken in the world today. The exact figure isn’t known, but you can be sure that our world has a large amount of linguistic diversity. Traditionally, this has caused a large number of problems for software engineers because these different languages often have cultural differences that are specific to a certain locale.

Take something as simple as a greeting in two English-speaking countries, like Great Britain and ...

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