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Chapter 13. Localizing Your Documentation

It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase As pretty as an Airport appear.

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Unless your company sells American flags or some other truly local product or service, the odds are that you will need to adapt your documentation for one or more international markets or locales. As used here, a locale comprises a set of language and location-specific information that characterizes a group of users.

For example, if you want to market a product or service to people living in the French speaking part of Canada, you need to adapt your product to use the French language in its interface and documentation, and Canadian conventions when displaying information like the ...

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