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NewsForge: Open Asia: Open Source in Mongolia, Nepal, and Pakistan

Oct 07, 2003, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frederick Noronha)

"We continue our country-by-country survey of the availability of open source software across Asian countries with a look at developments in Mongolia, Nepal, and Pakistan.

"GNOME sorts various languages on the basis of their completeness in terms of translation to non-English languages. In late January 2003, the Mongolian language entered the list at a whopping 15th place (supported). Sanlig Badral, Ochirbat Batzaya, Tegshbayar, Bayarsaihan, and the others in the Mongolian team have translated no less than 11,455, or over 95%, of messages. The Mongolian team started their work on GNOME translations less than a month earlier. 'Incredible!' said rankers of the Gnome team, egging on various communities trying to get their languages working with this software..."

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