|SignWriting List Forum|
Neil Bauman |
Date: Fri Oct 22, 1999 1:52 pm
Subject: Re: Yes to Changes in the SW List!
>I can definitely see your point, Susanne; it'd be frustrating to
>not be able to read a message. But I think that it's just an illusion
>that we really have a common language. Some people are good at reading
>and writing in other languages (including English), but others have
>difficulty. By restricting posts to English we may unintentionally be
>shutting out people who feel that their English isn't good enough.
I'd like to propose that people write in whatever language they want--but AT
THE SAME TIME--in the same email also give us an English translation--even if
it is a poor one--so we at least have a clue what is being said. That way none
of us have to be completely left out.
Three Hills, Alberta CANADA T0M 2A0