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Posted by CmdrTaco
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We recently redesigned the Submission Form to make it (hopefully) a little easier for you to shovel news our way. The new system also will allow you to tag your submissions. A reminder that you can participate in rating stories and filtering spam from the recent submissions page. And by bookmarking this convenient bookmarklet you can submit stories from the comfort of whatever web page you are browsing.
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CJKV Information Processing 2nd ed. 52

Posted by samzenpus
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stoolpigeon writes "At the end of last year, I made a move from an IT shop focused on supporting the US side of our business to a department that provides support to our operations outside the US. This was the first time I've worked in an international context and found myself, on a regular basis, running into long-time assumptions that were no longer true. My first project was implementing a third-party, web-based HR system for medium-sized offices. I found myself constantly missing important issues because I had such a narrow approach to the problem space. Sure, I've built applications and databases that supported Unicode, but I've never actually implemented anything with them but the same types of systems I'd built in the past with ASCII. But a large portion of the world's population is in Asia, and ASCII is certainly not going to cut it there. Fortunately, a new edition of Ken Lunde's classic CJKV Information Processing has become available, and it has really opened my eyes." Keep reading for the rest of JR's review.
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+ - Lenovo to sell laptops with SUSE Linux->

Submitted by slonik
slonik (108174) writes "BBC and Reuters UK report that Lenovo starts selling laptops preloaded with Linux from Novell (SUSE) in the forth quarter this year. They will sell them to consumers as well as business customers. Lenovo will provide hardware and software support. With Dell already selling Ubuntu laptops and Lenovo just joining the club the excitement builds in the air:-)"
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