[Foundation-l] English language dominationism is striking again

Tisza Gergo gtisza at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 10:17:03 UTC 2010

Samuel Klein <meta.sj at ...> writes:

> I'd like to see such translation tools used to enhance the tags used
> to identify an image, so that all internet searches can find images by
> those tags.

I think this stuff should be left for Google. A clever search engine should be
able to figure out that if you are looking for "Pferd" images, "horse" images
will also be of interest; and Google is getting clever quickly in this regard.
(For example, recently Google web search has been offering to translate the
search phrase to English, and translate the results back to you.)

OTOH, it would be a nice feature to show translated page and category names when
someone looks at the page with the interface language set to non-English.

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