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"This plug-in includes globalization information for over 350 cultures ranging from Scottish Gaelic, Frisian, Hungarian, Japanese, to Canadian English. We will be releasing this plug-in to the community as open source," said Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president in the Microsoft Developer Division, in his blog.
The download includes a folder called "globinfo," which contains information for each of the 350 cultures.
Persons commenting on Guthrie's blog were mostly positive about the plug-in.
"This will definitely save me some time on our next project. Globalization/Localization is a major point in our ASP.net applications and there was a lack in the availability of appropriate libs on the client-side," said one commenter.
Microsoft recently made available internationalized versions of Visual Studio 2010.