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Tectonic: Keyboard Caters for All 11 SA Languages

Oct 10, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Translate.org.za, which previously released OpenOffice.org in all 11 official South African languages has now created a South African keyboard. The keyboard can be used to type all characters of all the South African languages, including those needed by Venda, Northern Sotho, Tswana and Afrikaans.

"For English language speakers the idea that words or characters could not be reproduced on a computer is unthinkable. For many indigenous language speakers, however, this is something that hinders their easy adoption of ICT..."

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