Muchos gracias!

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Well, there are also these localizers who find usted too formal, and there are companies who require localizers to use casual language so that their products seem more… “approachable” by consumers (Microsoft comes to my mind right now – they’ve required Windows Phone translators to use tuteo and simple language, at least in es_MX).

In a nutshell, there is no single solution for this whole mess that is Spanish. :P

As you guessed it, people unfamiliar with voseo may get confused. I don’t know how to conjugate it perfectly either, because it is not uniform across regions, let alone countries; and we use tuteo where I live.

To conclude, I think you can just use tuteo for a start and it’ll be okay. If the intended audience of the translated product finds it inappropriate (because, for example, they are all mature adults or seniors), it can be changed to usted.

Fito (talk)17:53, 22 June 2014