The Web4Dev conference is celebrating its 6th year of existence by convening in Brasilia, Brazil, a prominent country office for UNESCO. The conference opens up with frustrated attendees scrambling to get an internet connection at Brasilia’s Hotel Grand Bittar. This is immediately followed by discussions highlighting the similar challenges faced by web programs in developing countries: sparse wireless networks, unreliable and low-bandwidth connectivity,
A few months ago, Valerie Hufbauer presented to the Web Managers Roundtable here in DC on sustaining a multilingual web presence here at the Bank.
I promised to get her slides up as soon as I could — we had a lot of people asking about them — but I've been remiss in my obligation. Apologies for the long delay, but here it is, Valerie's presentation from October 2009: