"Hug a Localizer" Day

Topics: Localization
Mar 19, 2011 at 5:21 PM

I would just like to give a big "thank you" to all of those who make localization possible in Orchard and who contriblute all the translations to languages other than English.

It is definately not easy to make a product fully localizable, consider languages written right to left instead of left to right, or ones that go up and down instead of across.....

Sometimes localization can lead to some funny outcomes such as posted here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2011/03/18/10142935.aspx

Other times it can lead to major issues such as here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2011/03/19/10142458.aspx

Anyway credit goes to Michael Kaplan, a PM at Microsoft for coining the term "Hug a Localizer Day", but I think today  is a good a day as any to thank the Orchard localizers.