Fixing i18n bugs is expensive. Exponentially so, the longer one waits to fix them. The industry talks about costs associated with this process conceptually, but without concrete figures supported with historical data to show true losses, no one really quite believed the cost figures that were being estimated.
Revisiting i18n Gremlins and How to Handle Them
Gremlins aren’t new. They have existed in literature and entertainment for centuries – and they happen in i18n (internationalization). For a number of our clients,