Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Feb 2011 20:54 UTC
Windows So, Mobile World Congress is going on over in the beautiful city of Barcelona, and there, Steve Ballmer held a little speech about Windows Phone 7's past, present, and future. Especially the future interests us, as a lot's been planned for this year: copy/paste, hardware-accelerated mobile Internet Explorer 9, and, yes, multitasking!
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Windows Phone Localization
by Richard Dale on Tue 15th Feb 2011 00:34 UTC
Richard Dale
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2005-07-22

I'm still trying to find out the technical details of WP7, and as far as I can see the localization features seem pretty limited. It can only be localized for six different languages at the moment (Dutch isn't included for instance). See http://forums.silverlight.net/forums/p/212996/502723.aspx

Does anyone know if localization is being improved with respect to language strings in the next release? Does WP7 support right to left languages and so on?

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RE: Windows Phone Localization
by elsewhere on Tue 15th Feb 2011 05:27 in reply to "Windows Phone Localization"
elsewhere Member since:
2005-07-13

I'm still trying to find out the technical details of WP7, and as far as I can see the localization features seem pretty limited. It can only be localized for six different languages at the moment (Dutch isn't included for instance). See http://forums.silverlight.net/forums/p/212996/502723.aspx

Does anyone know if localization is being improved with respect to language strings in the next release? Does WP7 support right to left languages and so on?


This, apparently, is one of the things Nokia is bringing to the table in their new deal with MS, so it will probably improve one way or the other...

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