Subject: MS JLS (was Re: Reuse - is it for real?)
From: "Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 06:54:58 +0000

"Stephen J. Turnbull" wrote:

> The Japanese experience is important because it does show that if the
> core developers don't care about the issue, free software is quite
> capable of failing to address great inefficiencies.  I don't know that
> proprietary software would do a better job (although everything
> Microsoft sells has been ported to Japanese AFAIK).

Anyone know what the mechanics of MS Japanese Language Support are?  Is
there a substantial rewrite of core SW components, or is it possible to
switch, say, a given installation of MS Word between Latin and Japanese
modes?

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