[Foundation-l] UNIQUE AND WORKABLE CRITERION
saintonge at telus.net
Thu Apr 17 16:08:47 UTC 2008
Crazy Lover wrote:
> * what kind of languages can have wikis?
> any that has a standarized writing system and enough writers and
> readers to form a viable community and audience. whether a particular
> language qualifies depends on discussion.
> i thinks, it is a simple and workable criterion to start a unitary and congruent policy.
> once again, what do you think?
Standardized writing systems can present a problem when you consider the
first nations languages of the west coast of North America. Many of the
writing system were devised by anthropologists from around 1900, and
were never intended to serve the speakers of the language.
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