Only a few years ago, the World Wide Web was primarily an English-language medium, at least in the eyes of people from the United States and the United Kingdom. Of course, English is the native language of perhaps 10% of the world’s population and is used in economically influential countries, with international trade, and particularly in countries where English is spoken natively. Support for English on the Web was obviously essential, but over several years it became increasingly obvious that support for many other languages was essential, too, if the Web is to be truly worldwide.


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