OpenI18N

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OpenI18N

(Open InternationalizatioN) The localization project for the Linux operating system from the Linux Foundation. Originally sponsored by the Free Standards Group and formerly called "Li18nux," it deals with specializing Linux for use in different countries. I18N stands for "internationalization." See Linux Foundation and localization.
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1 and Li18nux are fully expected to create a solid standard for interoperability and internationalization of open source development.
Turbolinux 7 Server comes with multi-language support and is the first Linux distribution to conform to the basic level specifications of LI18NUX 2000 pilot program.
The Linux Internationalization Initiative (LI18NUX) thanks Sun Microsystems for the contribution of its internationalization framework of X Windows system and multi-lingual input methods to open source," said Akio Kido, co-chair person of Li18nux project, Free Standards Group.
UnitedLinux will be compliant with existing Linux standards such as Linux Standard Base (LSB) and Li18nux (internationalization and localization), and will be available in English, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, German, French, and Hungarian.
Li18nux standardizes true internationalization capabilities for Linux distributions and Linux-based programs.
UnitedLinux supports LSB, Li18nux, and GB18030 standards, as well as enabling installations in English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese languages.
a worldwide leader in Linux operating environments and multi-platform software deployment and management products, today said that Turbolinux 7 Server, the first Linux distribution to conform to Li18NUX internationalization standards, will extend its support for enterprise computing by implementing the recommendations of the Enterprise Linux Alliance.
The members of Li18nux including all the major Linux distributors are very active in developing globalized Linux distributions that conform with the LI18NUX2000 specification," said Akio Kido, co-chairperson of Li18nux.
Topics on the agenda included: "Companies enjoy upbeat line on Linux; Caldera gets past 3Q forecasts but sales disappoint; Jumping the gun on AOL's Linux OS; User interfaces differences between KDE and Gnome are negligible; Custom software strategy spreads among Linux firms; Red Hat Named Market Leader in Worldwide Linux Shipments for Second Consecutive Year; Red Hat Unveils IA-64 Linux JumpStart Program; Free Standards Group LI18NUX Project -- Linux Internationalization Initiative.
These centers will work with the Linux community to develop standards such as Li18nux, Motif Globalization, and GNU Text Tools Unicode support.
4-based Linux kernel and certification of LSB, Li18nux, OpenLinux will be able to provide a wider range of solutions than ever before.