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Re: Debian in Yugoslavia

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> Serbo-Croat is a spoken language which is the same in both Serbia and
> Croatia, modulo any regional, dialectal differences, but there are two
> written forms of this spoken language, called Serbian and Croatian.  Serbian
> uses the Latin alphabet and Croatian uses the Cyrillic alphabet.

Until 1985, everyone agreed that this was a true statement.  Sometime
between then and now, all the interested parties have decided that
they are separate languages.  This tends to back up the assertion that
a language is a dialect with an army.


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