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Re: A language by any other name

On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 10:50:57PM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> You know, this whole thing is really pointless. Just because English is a
> language like most others and has more than one dialect, doesn't mean that

How does norwegian deal with this? Nynorsk and Bookmal are
more apart then en_GB and en_US, and I have not noticed any flames
about what should "Norwegian" alias stand for.

> one is suddenly "the" English and some other isn't. That's not the way
> languages work. Fix gdm, realize that adding an English alias would be
> pointless and controversal, and let the thread die.

Please, stop this flamewar. It is getting nowhere.

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