"This plugin includes globalisation information for over 350 cultures ranging from Scottish Gaelic, Frisian, Hungarian, Japanese, to Canadian English. "We will be releasing this plugin to the community as open-source," said Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president in the Microsoft Developer Division, in his blog.
The download includes a folder called "globinfo," which contains information for each of the 350 cultures.
Persons commenting on Guthrie's blog were mostly positive about the plugin.
"This will definitely save me some time on our next project. Globalisation/Localisation is a major point in our ASP.net applications and there was a lack in the availability of appropriate libs on the client-side," said one commenter.
Microsoft recently made available internationalised versions of Visual Studio 2010.