Browsing by Author "Barbour, Robert H."

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  • Language use in software

    Yeo, Alvin; Barbour, Robert H. (1997-07)
    Many of the popular software we use today are in English. Very few software applications are available in minority languages. Besides economic goals, we justify why software should be made available to smaller cultures. ...
  • Localising a spreadsheet: an Iban example

    Yeo, Alvin; Barbour, Robert H. (1997-07)
    Presently, there is little localisation of software to smaller cultures if it is not economically viable. We believe software should also be localised to the languages of small cultures in order to sustain and preserve ...
  • Software for the rest of the world

    Yeo, Alvin; Barbour, Robert H. (1996-02)
    A survey is made of facets of the process of providing software across national and cultural boundaries. Internationalisation (i18n), localisation (1 10n) and globalisation (g11n) are identified as three descriptors for ...
  • Strategies of internationalisation and localisation: a postmodernist’s perspective

    Barbour, Robert H.; Yeo, Alvin (Department of Computer Science, University of Waik, 1997-07)
    Many software companies today are developing software not only for local consumption but for the rest of the world. We introduce the concepts of internationalisation and localisation and discuss some techniques using these ...
  • Survival of the species vs survival of the individual

    Barbour, Robert H.; Hopper, Keith (1994-08)
    This paper examines the relationships between human and computing entities. It develops the biological ethical imperative towards survival into a study of the forms inherent in human beings and implied in computer systems. ...