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.NET Internationalization: The Developer’s Guide to Building Global Windows and Web Applications by Guy Smith-Ferrier

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11. Custom Cultures

The CultureInfo class is at the heart of .NET’s internationalization solution. In Chapter 6, “Globalization,” you saw that in the .NET Framework 2.0, the list of available cultures is a combination of those cultures known to the .NET Framework plus those known to the operating system. In the .NET Framework 1.1, the list of available cultures is simply those known only to the .NET Framework. These cultures are fine if the country/language combination that you need is one of the available cultures and if the information for that combination is correct for your application. But there are many country/language combinations that are not available, and some of those that are available might not have the correct information for your ...

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