Understanding the Microsoft MultiLanguage Pack

In addition to the Multilanguage Support already covered in this chapter, Microsoft provides additional support through the Microsoft Office MultiLanguage Pack, a special product distributed primarily to businesses through special sales programs and agreements such as Microsoft Select.

To understand the MultiLanguage Pack, it is important to understand a substantial change Microsoft has made "under the hood" in Office 2000.

In Word and Office 97, the previous version, Microsoft designed each international version separately, using separate code—27 versions in all. For Microsoft, each version required separate development and testing. For organizations implementing Word, this also meant more extensive ...

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