Subject: MS JLS (was Re: Reuse - is it for real?)
From: "Karsten M. Self" <>
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

Karsten M. Self (
    What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?

SAS for Linux:
Mailing list:  "subscribe sas-linux" to    
 11:45pm  up 2 days, 13:51,  2 users,  load average: 0.04, 0.07, 0.08