[Ubuntu-be] reminder: language use

Mark Van den Borre mark at markvdb.be
Sun Feb 24 00:05:22 GMT 2008

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder...

Please use English wherever possible when posting to this list. Even
if the issue at stake is really really specific to the Dutch speaking
population, please try to give at least a summary of your message in
English. If you're not able to do that yourself, please ask someone to
do this for you.

This requires some extra effort. The reward is manyfold:
* You'll hopefully think twice before making the extra effort, so less blah.
* More people within Belgium able to at least somewhat understand what
you want to say. Many Dutch, French, German, Italian, Arab, Turkish,
Kurdish,... speaking people have at least basic command of
Shakespeare's language.
* More people outside Belgium able to see what we're talking about.
Don't underestimate this one!


Mark Van den Borre
benevolent dictator
Mark Van den Borre
Noormannenstraat 113
3000 Leuven, België
+32 486 961726

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