Aspects of a service are localized, and the localization is fixed by the
- Service sending fault texts in a fixed language
- Fixed Query/collation/sorting order
- Service using pre-localized data formats
- Service offering goods/data/services limited in some way to location or
This is not good practice, but sometimes difficult to avoid (when exposing
Description and discovery are important to mitigate such cases.
Special case: I18N-specific services
- Example: Format this date in Ethiopic according to the Ethiopic
- Example: When does the month of Ramadan start in a certain country?