Glossary

L10n

Numeronym for Localization, L, 10 chars, n

l10n-merge

nick-name for the process of merging en-US and a particular localization into one joint artifact without any missing strings, and without technical errors, as far as possible.

L12y

Numeronym for Localizability

Localizability

Enabling a piece of software to be localized. This is mostly externalizing English strings, and writing build support to pick up localized search engines etc.

Localization

The process of creating content in a native language, including translation, but also customizations like Search.