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- Subject: Re: language / idioma
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 17:27:15 +0100
On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 11:25:16AM -0500, RLake@oxfam.org.uk wrote:
> > Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> > >>É uma pena, acho que poderíamos criar uma lista em português.
> Of course, English is probably the lingua franca of the community,
> lamentable though that might be. So there are probably more people
> who can provide responses to messages written in English. But we
> should not exclude the expertise of people who find English difficult,
> nor should we limit their ability to ask questions. Perhaps some of us
> could volunteer to translate substantive messages between languages...
I for one am extremely thankful that everybody here can speak English
better than I can speak Portuguese or Spanish! :) I suppose I should
return the favour, and actually get around to learning a second spoken
I don't have a problem with other languages being used on this list -
perhaps we can prefix the subject line with the ISO language code?
Rob Kendrick - http://www.digital-scurf.org/
You have taken yourself too seriously.