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Free Software Empowers African Languages

Jul 13, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"At the Pan African Localisation workshop and Blitz held in Morocco in February 2007, various Africans gathered to discuss localisation. As a practical component of this gathering Translate.org.za lead an exercise to create locales for the various languages spoken by participants at the event.

"Once again Free and Open Source software demonstrated its power by allowing people to change software to meet their needs, instead of hoping that one day a proprietary vendor might care enough to meet their needs..."

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