We are, since we're no longer limited to ASCII.
Member 7989122 wrote:Be prepared for Chinese macro names. Russian XML tags. ÆØÅ in variable names.
Date-formats are another topic; you should save in ISO, but display nicely in the format that the user has set as his preference in Windows. That's not a suggestion, nor is there a discussion.
Member 7989122 wrote:Dates in ISO format and 24 hour clock.
Ehr.. no. You could have ASCII in binary, with a completely useless date format.
Member 7989122 wrote:For multi-lingual applications, binary formats give a lot of flexibilty compared to text formats.
We use keys, not integers, and resource-files.
Member 7989122 wrote:Of course you can translate on-the-fly, but using a plain integer as an index into a language table is a lot easier than word-to word translation. And you may supply extra info in that language table, e.g. indicated plural forms, gender etc. giving a much better translation.
You started with a wheel, now you're also including a dashboard and breaks. I have no idea what you are trying to say
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