[Foundation-l] A dangerous precedent

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.yu
Sat Dec 29 08:34:21 UTC 2007

On Friday 28 December 2007 01:26, Nathan wrote:
> speaks, and what is the point of writing it in a language some people
> speak but no one natively (i.e. they all speak other languages
> better)?

The point is that these people can find and produce information that they 
otherwise couldn't.

For example, an article about http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tombofosto exists 
in Esperanto, French and Serbian Wikipedia. Someone who knows Chinese and 
Esperanto, Spanish and Esperanto or Arabian and Esperanto is able to read 
it, despite the fact that the article does not exists in Chinese, Spanish or 

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