Orlando Day 3 (Wednesday)

We have a winner! Yesterday afternoon Mickey Gousset came up to the Dr. International Cabana here at TechEd in Orlando. He had seen the challenge in the blog and collected the names of all the members of Dr. International. Mickey was happy to find out that he was the first person who got all the names…


Orlando Day 2 (Tuesday)

Yong Rhee had some very good questions come at his Deploying Windows MUI (Multilingual User Interface) breakout session.  One of the best questions, is one I get all the time.  What is the difference between a regular version of Windows and the MUI version?  Let it first be noted that Windows XP English (as well…

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Orlando Day 1 (Monday)

Whoa! There are a lot people here and this place is big.  I am going to get my exercise going from one break-out session to another.  Today we had two breakout sessions in our International Virtual track.  One was given by Michael Kapland on SQL Internationalization and then Houman Pournasseh and Russ Rolfe gave one…

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Orlando Day -1 (sunday)

Well I have made it through the first day here at Tech-Ed 2005.  Sunday was when all the Pre-Conference tutorial were given and Houman Pournasseh and Russ Rolfe gave a 5 hour overview on Developing International Software.  One of the good questions that came out of that session was “So what does Microsoft mean when it uses…

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Which Unicode Version Is Supported by Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server?

Hello Everyone. Recently I received this question from someone (you can send me mail too at drintl@microsoft.com). I thought I’d share my response here because, well, I guess that’s what bloggers do from time to time. Hi Dr. International, I need the following information on Windows XP and Windows 2003 servers. a) Which version of…

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I’m going to Orlando

That’s right.  I and a few friends will be at the Tech-Ed 2005 Conference in Orlando, Florida.  From June 5-10 IT professionals from all over the world will converge for a week of stuff-your-brain-to-the-max seminars. Since this is my first time at TechEd, I’m very excited. Why are we going? We want to get the…


Hello World / Testing localized product on English OS vs localized OS

So today, the Dr. steps into the brave new world of blogging (ok, so blogging isn’t that new anymore).  I want to use this forum to address some thoughts I have on better international computing, give tips on ways to develop for and use Microsoft products pertaining to international issues, answer questions you have and…

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