pseudo-localization variants

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Dec 19 17:50:29 CET 2012

When Microsoft uses pseudo-loc, AFAIK it's always English.


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From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
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Subject: Re: pseudo-localization variants

On 19 Dec 2012, at 05:07, Peter Constable <petercon at> wrote:

> Um... it generally _is_ in a real language. Just orthographically different.

In a repeated, standardized way? Or in a random, ad-hoc way?

Lorem ipsum is Latin, sort of. It differs from real Latin in matters of spelling and grammar. 

Michael Everson *

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