Carlos Bueno is a software engineer with Xoopit / Photos for Yahoo! Mail. He writes occasionally about overlooked aspects of internationalization, performance, and security. He lives in San Francisco.
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Another generation of technology has passed and Unicode support is almost everywhere. The next step is to write software that is not just "internationalized" but truly multilingual. In this article we will skip through a bit of history and theory, then illustrate a neat hack called accent-folding. Accent-folding has its limitations but it can help make some important yet overlooked user interactions work better.