Position Statement

concerning the W3C i18n Workshop, 2002-02-01

Author: Katsuhiko Momoi

Organization: Netscape Communications

Date: January 10, 2002

I am part of the team involved in the commercial browser development project based on the Open Source Mozilla code. Because we are not working in a closed environment, our internationalization efforts necessitate interactions with non-Netscape contributors. Open interactions via newsgroups, mailing lists and bug database provide excellent opportunities to reflect wishes of contributors around the world responsively and expeditiously. The Mozilla project has many W3C experts participating and this has had very positive effects on the project's commitment to web standards. The following considerations arise out of our experience in this development project:

We hope to share with/provide the workshop participants the following type of information (among others):

We hope to gain information and provide suggestions in the following areas: