I have now written a HOWTO, that shows how easy it is:
In future, all applications that we develop in BaCon can easily have international language support.
Comments:Posted on 11 Mar 2011, 16:58 by BarryK
International HOWTO updated
There was an issue with non-UTF-8 locales, non-English translations not being quite right.
With help from Peter and L18L it is solved and I have updated the HOWTO page. The key feature is the new line in the BaCon code that sets the OUTPUT_CHARSET variable.
Posted on 11 Mar 2011, 19:35 by L18L
and thanks shinobar who reported first in http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=57680