*About eGovernance Standards Portal (http://egovstandards.gov.in):*
With eGovernance Standards Portal (http://egovstandards.gov.in
of India intents to support the growth of e-governance within the country.
Government of India earlier published its 'Policy on Open Standards for
) in November 2010 via
*Some info about the "Best Practices for Localization of e-Gov
This document discusses various Localization standards along with the basic
needs required to localize a piece of text i.e. input, storage and display.
Who should use this document?
This document provides guidance for developers of e-governance applications
that enable support for national deployment. Enabling national deployment
is the responsibility of all content authors and is relevant from the very
start of development. Ignoring the advice in this document, or relegating
it to a later phase in the development process, will only add unnecessary
costs and resource issues at a later date.
*Highlights pertaining to FUEL:*
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2.1 Frequently Used Entries for Localization (FUEL)
FUEL is an open source initiative to standardize terms for open source
programs. It aims at resolving the problem of term inconsistency and lack of
standardization in Computer software translation, across various platforms.
works to provide a standard and consistent terminology for a language.
Following Indian language support has been added in this initiative.
Languages with FUEL:
Bengali (India) (bn_IN)
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