Re: New project proposal: debian-lex
On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 09:33:05PM +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> * Sami Haahtinen <email@example.com>:
> > > "lex" is the better word, as it is not only known in English, but also
> > > in most other (roman) Languages for law.
> > Oh right, in finland there is a site finlex.fi, which is ofcouse
> > obviously a site that contains the finnish law. This is the first time
> > i've even heard the definition for 'lex', i support naming it
> > debian-law, so that it's clear for the non-lawyers too.
> You forget that "lex, legis (f.)" is well known with lawyers. They'll
> immedialtely recognize it, since so many laws are of roman origin and
> many latin terms occur.
Are you trying to tell me, that if the list is named debian-lex, more
people will know what it means, than by naming it debian-law?
I think i can claim that pretty much all the lawyers that attend the
list, know english. Atleast enough to know what 'law' means.
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