XML in localisation, Use XLIFF to translate documents

XML Localisation Interchange File Format as an intermediate file format

From the developerWorks archives

Rodolfo Raya

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: October 22, 2004

The first article in this series briefly explained the most relevant XML standards used in the localisation industry. This second part focuses on XML Localisation Interchange File Format (XLIFF) and explains with practical examples how to use it for translating different kinds of documents. This article presents a step-by-step guide to translating multilingual documents using XLIFF as an intermediary file format, and provides useful resources for localizing Java applications.

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