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March 27, 2002: Choosing Google Language

Jean Jordaan writes to let us know that Google respects the language preferences set in your browser. It's a little known fact that a number of websites suupport "language negotiation" allowing you to select your preferred language in your browser preferences and the website will attempt to accommodate. As Jean writes, "a 1 000 000 times better than using a cookie for this."

Posted by Aaron Swartz on March 27, 2002 08:42 PM