Internationalizing Applications


This chapter reviews the concepts of internationalization (I18N). For more detailed information, we recommend Chapter 11 of the OSF Motif Programmer's Guide, Release 1.2 . For additional documentation on the underlying X and Xt support for localized applications, refer to Chapters 10 and 11 of the XLib Programming Manual from O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.

Note: This chapter assumes that you are using Motif 1.2 or later. Earlier versions do not support locales.

This chapter includes the following sections:

· Internationalizing Your Application

· Character Sets and Code Sets

· X and Motif I18N Support

· Application Coding

· Locales

· Text Input

· Text Output

· Generating Localized Files

· Suggested Reading