What US-based Open Source Vendors Need to Know About Europe
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"Before you make the decision to expand into a major
new market, you need to do some serious prep work. Research
regulations at the local, regional, national, and EU levels; a
discussion with a local lawyer in every country you plan to enter
can save hundreds of hours of time you might have to spend if you
run afoul of the authorities.
"Plan to internationalize and localize your user interface to
the mother tongue of the target countries. This is especially
important for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. Include
localization and translation criteria in your QA process so you can
catch translation errors."