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  • User-1140746197 posted

    I would like to know the best design to implement multi-language site. Is it feasible to use resource file or,is there any db solution that can help?since i wonder the resource file will have 2 drawbacks, 1 being that its an xml file.. might get formatting & performance limitation, 2 being that the naming is tedious when you are dealing with the file... plus the interface is user unfriendly.


    Thank you

    Friday, February 23, 2007 3:56 AM


  • User-503940700 posted

    Try to use resource files if the content is not very large in size, else use DB. Note that DB hits would hurt performance so try to maximize the use of resource files. The fact that resource files are XML is a not a disadvantage but rather the best option you could have. Formatting etc should be left to style sheets, only the content should be present (which itself can contain HTMl formatting).

    Check out this article for details: http://www.codeproject.com/useritems/localization.asp

    Hope this helps,


    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Friday, February 23, 2007 7:29 AM