[Foundation-l] How to dismantle a language committee
millosh at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 20:34:38 UTC 2009
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Tomasz Ganicz <polimerek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I think there should be not only computer-linguists experts like
> Evertype in LangCom, but you desperately need people who have good
> knowledge about culture, sociology and history of the main language
> groups, or at least you should be ready to ask relevant outside
> experts. I have a feeling that current LangCom completely ignores
> historical and cultural background related to language problems which
> is quite often a key to make resonable decissions.
Actually, it is a misunderstanding of Michael's knowledge. His
expertise is, for example, making an orthography for a random language
[without orthography]. In fact, we need exactly his kind of linguists.
As I mentioned, we are working on raising expertise quality inside of
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