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Mozilla Languages Enabling Projects

Contact: Frank Tang < >
Discussion: or netscape.public.mozilla.i18n
Last Updated: June 2, 1998

Purpose Of This Page

We gather open source developers to enhance Mozilla internationalization features by:

  • Enabling Mozilla to support additional scripts/writing systems.
  • Add additional feature to the already supported scripts/writing system.
  • Tune the performance of the internationalization library code.
  • Develope new code to overcome the limitation of the underline OS internationalization support.
  • Fix I18N bugs

Related Documents: (You may need to read these first)

Mozilla Internationalization & Localization Guidelines
Main page about Mozilla internationalization.
Mozilla Community
Information about how to sign up mozilla-i18n (and other) mailling list or newsgroup. Read this page before you send email to the mailling list.
How To Add Additional Charset Support
Information about what need be done (at least) to support additional script/writing system or charset to Mozilla source. Read this after you download and build the Mozilla source code.
Mozilla localization projects
Some people are working on translating Mozilla User Interfaces into different languages. You could find their activity at this Mozilla localization projects page.
The Cathedral and the Bazaar
If you do not understand how open source development will work, read this page first.

Project Documents:

Schedule, Developers, In/out list
Schedule of this project, Owners of feature, People may willing to help, Draft In/Out List for 5.0 freeze
Non-English Mozilla Discussion Area
A list of non-English website,mailling list, newsgroup which discuss Mozilla related issue.
Credit Page
A page give credit to people contribute patches.
Old Project page updated April 30, 1998
The old project page which still have some valide information.