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Re: New project proposal: debian-lex

On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 06:56:14PM +0300, Jarno Elonen wrote:
> > <rant>
> > If english people don't even know what "lex" means, they should make a
> > damn effort and and learn it, or at least try to see if they can.
> >
> > The rest of people on Earth using computers have been having headaches
> > learning stupid english slang words like widgets, gadgets or applets for
> > years: show at least some respect, damnit.
> > </rant>

> Ouch, punch taken.. There's a difference here, however. 'Lex' is an academin 
> slang word for which a common language alternative exists, 'law',

English is not the common language for lawyers.  Nor is "lex" a slang

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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