Microsoft takes it on the chin

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Aron Schatz
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August 21, 2004
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There is a story on how Microsoft lost millions by screwing up localization of their products in other markets. The Latin America one is the best. I'll quote that one...

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Microsoft has also managed to upset women and entire countries. A Spanish-language version of Windows XP, destined for Latin American markets, asked users to select their gender between "not specified," "male" or "bitch," because of an unfortunate error in translation.

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