Wikifying your interface: Facilitating Community-Based Interface Translation

TitleWikifying your interface: Facilitating Community-Based Interface Translation
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsJones, MC, Rathi, D, Twidale, MB
Refereed DesignationRefereed
Secondary TitleProceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Designing Interactive systems - DIS '06
PublisherACM Press
ISBN Number1595933670

We explore the application of a wiki-based technology and
style of interaction to enabling the incremental translation
of a collaborative application into a number of different
languages, including variant English language interfaces
better suited to the needs of particular user communities.
The development work allows us to explore in more detail
the design space of functionality and interfaces relating to
tailoring, customization, personalization and localization,
and the challenges of designing to support ongoing
incremental contributions by members of different use

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