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Section 3.27 Localization

We are interested in helping authors produce documents with open licenses around the entirety of the world. PreTeXt provides infrastructure for doing so (or internationalization) in accordance with guidelines of the W3C Internationalization (I18n) Activity 1  at W3C (

In order to actually adapt PreTeXt to another language (localization), there are two requirements:

  • A file for localization into the desired locale.

  • The author adds an xml:lang attribute on the <pretext> element.

See Section 4.30 for more details.