Pitfalls of Chinese Conversion (Part 1)

After basic introduction of software Globalization from my team mates, I would like to talk about something more specific in this entry. Kernel32 is one of the DLLs (Dynamic-Link Libraries) supported by Microsoft Windows. It is a collection of code which can be used by multiple processes while being loaded into memory. Kernel32.dll has provided…

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Diacritics, Accents, Tashkeel

So what are diacritics anyway? Diacritic is a mark typically used in combination with another character. These are sometimes called ‘accents’, in Latin, for example, “â” the mark on top of the “a” is a diacritic. In Hebrew and Arabic these are marks that denote vowels. In Arabic, these are also called ‘tashkeel’, for example…