Rails i18n: 3 quick tips and 1 crazy abuse justinweiss.com
Rails' i18n library is more powerful than it looks. You don't need to only use it for translation. The i18n library is useful anywhere you want to decouple the text you display from the place you display it. I'm going to share a few of the things that we learned that have come in handy, along with a crazy abuse of the library that ended up working out incredibly well for us.