http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/Unicode.html

It's fun the things one finds when clicking around blog rolls.

Windows Messenger 5 was the first application I worked on at Microsoft. I was put in charge of localization and I learned an amazing amount. Those of you who work in English-speaking countries with only English-speaking customers probably have no clue about the amount of work that Microsoft (and every other international software company) has to do to make things work in many languages.