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Re: A language by any other name

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 07:44:05AM +0200, David N. Welton wrote:

> > Maybe we should just use Debian English or Internet English, wich
> > means: produce something legible by other inhabitants of the
> > Internet and/or Debian, and who cares about the details.
> Now there's a definition I can live with. 

> English == Debian English == Legible English

> As long as it's readable, it's fine.

> Doesn't solve the problem of the default charset though...

iso8859-1 covers most people, doesn't it?  I mean, as a default.  I
admit I don't know a lot about charsets - iso8859-1 is enough for me
to comunicate in Italian and English.

Or the default programming language: I would recommend elastiC.


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