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The basics
Separating content & presentation
I18n Activity, W3C
The W3C Internationalization Activity has the goal of proposing and coordinating any techniques, conventions, guidelines and activities within the W3C and together with other organizations that allow and make it easy to use W3C technology worldwide
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Remember, also, that the Mobile Web is becoming increasingly important these days - and may be especially so in developing countries in the future. This means that content needs to be adapted to fit on handheld devices with smaller screens.
Again, this would ideally be achieved by styling the content, rather than writing a completely separate Web.
You should not make assumptions, when creating content, that you know what it will look like when finally displayed. These days, it may well be displayed in a number of different formats.