[Ubuntu-be] language usage on this list

Amedee Van Gasse amedee at amedee.be
Sun Feb 4 00:18:58 GMT 2007

Op zondag 04-02-2007 om 01:07 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Stijn
> On 2/4/07, Adriaan Leijnse <lordmyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ++
> > I also think we should accept the challenge and use the native
> > language of the original poster and provide translations of parts that
> > aren't understood.
> > It might be a bit slower at first, but at least more people would be
> > able to put their French/Dutch to practice... and be able to use it in
> > real life conversations.
> >
> > Adriaan
> >
> Isn't this exactly the way be.comp.os.linux works?
> Dutch posts are answered in Dutch, French posts in French, English
> posts in English.

That was exactly the point that I was trying to make. But because I
didn't write it in my mother language, it's possible not all the nuances
got across.

> I wouldn't even mind if anyone answered a Dutch post in French or vice
> versa. As long as you're writing a commonly understandable language,
> without all kinds of local or speech influences, there shouldn't be
> any problem.
> My 2cents,



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