Babylon as a Feature
The Tower of Babylon is a myth meant to explain why the world’s peoples speak different languages.
In modern IT systems, it’s often a requirement to support multiple languages.
Such internationalization (i18n for short) is a tough challenge – and this post describes a simple solution to just the tiny part of multilingual documents.
Our solution combines the simplicity of the plain-text format AsciiDoc with a simple yet versatile build script to support multiple languages (like EN and DE) and multiple output formats (like PDF and HTML).