RE: localized.....

Subject: RE: localized.....
From: Bill Burns <bburns -at- scriptorium -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 14:04:38 -0700


>> MOS tells me that I should avoid the term "localized,"
>> but I'm not sure what other term I can use in this
>> situation.
>> Advice anyone?

> How about... in the employee's own language?

Or "the employee's preferred language." Or, as Martin Smith suggested, "native language." I would definitely not use "employee's localized language" because the language is not localized. You localize a product, a document, an interface, firmware messages, or whatever, but you don't localize a language.

Bill Burns, Senior Technical Consultant, Scriptorium Publishing
FrameMaker ACE, WebWorks Publisher Certified Trainer
bburns -at- scriptorium -dot- com - 208-484-4459
http://www.scriptorium.com


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