Ecma 402 (i18n API) v2.0 features list
ecmascript at norbertlindenberg.com
Wed Oct 3 21:48:21 PDT 2012
The core problem for a ResourceBundle-style solution, as one expert noted many years ago, is that "ECMAScript also has no I/O facilities, so there's no standard way of getting UI elements out of an external file." 
It's certainly a topic worth talking about on Friday.
On Oct 3, 2012, at 17:23 , Gillam, Richard wrote:
> Pardon my ignorance, but some sort of analogue to Java's ResourceBundle never makes it onto these lists. Is this out of scope, and if so, is there some sort of standard, recommended way to get that effect in ECMAScript? If not, I'd say that's more important than most of the things on this list.
> But out of the things on this list, I'd rank message formatting and time zone support the highest.
> --Rich Gillam
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