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While We Wait for BabelFish: Languages on theInternet

Google Tech TalksJuly 10, 2007ABSTRACTMore people are multilingual than purely monolingual. Yet the internet is a collection of monolingual silos. Where are the multilingual spaces? How can online applications assist the people who bridge the linguistic chasms, instead of hindering them?How do present applications decide what language to present? IP address or keyboard locale detection are clearly bad solutions. How could this be done better?This talk addresses some localization issues, but beyond that, questions the very way languages are dealt with on the internet.Il y a dans le monde plus de personnes multilingues que purement monolingues. Pourtant, internet est constitu? d'une...
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