[pmwiki-users] Internationalization approaches

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sun Aug 30 10:55:06 CDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 01:31:51PM -0400, DaveG wrote:
> When adding an XL internationalization layer what is the approach to 
> inclusion of punctuation?
> For example the phrase "By:". Should the XL text phrase be "By" or 
> "By:"? I'd think the first, but don't really know if other languages use 
> the colon as a common separator.

There's no hard-and-fast-rule; it depends a bit on the phrase and
where it's used.


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