- Handles arbitrary nesting of pluralization and select rules
- Supports all ~466 languages included in the Unicode CLDR
- Works on the server and the client
- Remarkably useful even for single-language use
- Great for speed: message formatting is just string concatenation
- Compatible with other MessageFormat implementations
- Extendable with custom formatting functions
- Very whitespace tolerant
- Supports Unicode, including RTL and mixed LTR/RTL strings
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- Vincit - Eemeli's current employer - for letting him do cool stuff like this.
- Bazaarvoice - Alex's previous employer - for letting him do cool stuff like this.
- Google has an implementation that is similar in Google Closure, the code has been vetted against many of their tests.
- Norbert Lindenberg for showing Alex how good it can be.