Properties vs. Attributes

Here is yet another question I got from a C# user recently: I have a class that represents a business rule. I want to add some rule metadata that could be used by consumers to retrieve a friendlier rule name, description, and anything else that makes sense. Should this information be exposed as an attribute…

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JScript, Localization and Those Wacky Newfoundlanders

I was talking about localization in general the other day.  Today, some brief notes on localization in JScript Classic. A while back, a coworker asked me: Does toLocaleString() do anything different than toString() when locale changes?  I am especially interested date formats when you run code in a place inside the United States that has…

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Some LΘ℃αℓization Questions

A reader asked me a few questions about localization the other day.  That’s not a subject that I have a lot of experience on, but I can speak to it a bit.  (I know that I’ve seen a blog from a Microsoft localization PM somewhere in the last six months, but cannot for the life…

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