[Foundation-l] English language dominationism is striking again

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 15:23:37 UTC 2010

On 23 June 2010 15:34, Magnus Manske <magnusmanske at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Tisza Gergo <gtisza at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Magnus Manske <magnusmanske at ...> writes:

>>> Basically, this will (on the search page only!) look at the last query
>>> run (the one currently in the edit box), check several language

>> Again, I would suggest using Google (or an alternative with open data, if one
>> exists) instead of trying to reinvent the wheel:

> Well, that's what I suggested a few mails ago in this very thread.
> However, people didn't seem to want it.

Reliance on Google for what is really an essential function for those
who aren't native English speakers is problematic because it's (a)
third-party (b) closed. Same reason we don't use reCaptcha.

- d.

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