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Re: New dictionaries-common Policy proposal

Em Wed, 29 May 2002 17:41:12 +0100, Will Newton <will@misconception.org.uk>

> Calling American English "english" however makes it appear as if it is the 
> "default english" or "proper english" and other dialects are somehow 
> offshoots of that, which is clearly incorrect. Yes, it's not a technical 
> issue but a political one, and as such it will always be impossible to reach 
> a complete consensus, but these things are still important. Correctness is 
> something to be valued.

Why don't the packages show 'British English', 'Brazillian Portuguese',
'American English' only instead of showing 'english (British English)'
and so on?


kov@debian.org: Gustavo Noronha <http://people.debian.org/~kov>
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