ID for language-invariant strings

Karen_Broome at Karen_Broome at
Fri Mar 14 21:01:33 CET 2008

> Would you tag the personal name "Pierre Desjardins" as French?
> While it is clearly French in origin, you're not likely to translate
> it to "Peter Gardener" if localising a document to English.

Perhaps slightly off-topic, but while you aren't likely to localize names 
in English, you should see all the things they'd do to poor Pierre 
Desjardins in Czech. Names are "translated" in that language to include 
various grammatical suffixes depending on how the name is used in the 


Karena Broomova
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