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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework (Core Reference) by Mark Sutton, Rory MacLoed, Robert Burbidge, Stephen Wheelwright, Andy Wigley

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Data for Specific Cultures

When your application will be used in multiple geographic regions, you need to be sure that variations in the way certain types of data are treated and formatted are catered to. The .NET Compact Framework provides classes that modify the way they format data based on the CultureInfo.CurrentCulture value, so in many cases, the localization issues are taken care of by default. However, if you want to allow users of your application to choose an alternative culture (different from the one specified in the regional settings of the operating system), you must ensure that you treat all data appropriately for the selected culture.

Numbers for Specific Cultures

Different cultures use different formats to represent numbers. For ...

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