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We have now completed our survey of infrastructure technologies in Linux.

In the final part of this talk, we are going to take a look at three Open Source productivity applications which have played --and continue to play-- key roles in the Linux globalization process. Although it is difficult to measure the impact that individual software packages have on a large phenomenon like the world-wide globalization of Linux, it is clear that these three have had significant contributing roles in the process.

1. Yudit, a Unicode editor

2. KBabel, a translation assistant, and

3. Fontforge, a font editor