Microblando

Monday, August 23rd, 2004 | Uncategorized

Localisation is VERY important.

Microsoft have had to learn some important lessons.

A Spanish-language version of Windows XP, destined for Latin American markets, asked users to select their gender between “not specified,” “male” or “bitch,” because of an unfortunate error in translation.

1 Comment to Microblando

john b
August 23, 2004

That’s the last time they hire Snoop Dogg as their translator…

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