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When does 0 + 4 = 1?

I received a good question today from a developer who asked: Why should one not use pointer...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/21/2006

Transliteration Utility Released

In the world today, several languages (like Serbian and Bosnian) use two or more different scripts...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/06/2006

Take me home (I really mean home where I live).

Got an interesting questions from someone who bought there computer with Windows XP loaded on it in...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/05/2005

English web-pages on a Japanese version of Windows

Got an intersting question the other day on viewing English Pages on a Japanese version of Windows....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/17/2005

Global Development and Deployment Conference 2006?

In 2004, Microsoft held its first ever Global Development and Deployment Conference (GDDC 2004). It...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/14/2005

Name that Unattended Installed TimeZone

I got a question today if it was possible to set the TimeZone of a computer via the Unattended...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/28/2005

www.microsoft.com/globaldev INPUT

Most of you know that besides this blog, I have a website www.microsoft.com/globaldev dedicated to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/21/2005

"Help, I'm locked out of login by Thai keyboard"

A while back I got the following plea for help: My default keyboard language has been English for...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/19/2005

Dr. International's Friend at PDC '05

Have questions about how globalization, localization and Multilingual User Interface (MUI) will look...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/13/2005

Orlando Day 4 (Thursday)

Two more days to go in Orlando. Soon Dr. International will be back in the Pacific Northwest, just...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/09/2005

Orlando Day 3 (Wednesday)

We have a winner! Yesterday afternoon Mickey Gousset came up to the Dr. International Cabana here at...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/08/2005

Orlando Day 2 (Tuesday)

Yong Rhee had some very good questions come at his Deploying Windows MUI (Multilingual User...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/08/2005

Orlando Day 1 (Monday)

Whoa! There are a lot people here and this place is big. I am going to get my exercise going from...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/07/2005

Orlando Day -1 (sunday)

Well I have made it through the first day here at Tech-Ed 2005. Sunday was when all the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/07/2005

Which Unicode Version Is Supported by Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server?

Hello Everyone. Recently I received this question from someone (you can send me mail too at...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/01/2005

I’m going to Orlando

That’s right. I and a few friends will be at the Tech-Ed 2005 Conference in Orlando, Florida. From...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/26/2005

Hello World / Testing localized product on English OS vs localized OS

So today, the Dr. steps into the brave new world of blogging (ok, so blogging isn’t that new...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/10/2005