Re: Preview of the i18n and l10n paper for Debcon6
> On 4/4/06, MJ Ray <email@example.com> wrote:
> > "=3D?ISO-8859-2?Q?Eddy_Petri=3DBAor?=3D" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > [..] do not push for English as the universal language: we just live
> > > with the fact that is mostly used in international context, just like
> > > Debian does.
> > Even so, where is the evidence for that "fact"? Please don't
> > present language politics as assertions of fact.
> So you need evidence that English is used in many cases when two
> speakers of different languages meet andd have no other common ground
> language? [...]
No, that would be irrelevant, being a somewhat different and
much more limited situation. To make your suggested statement
of "fact", one should have evidence that English is mostly used
in international contexts.
> I'll leave you judge if you used double standards or not :o)
I did not. HTH.
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