peggy at rezo.net
Wed May 4 10:01:52 CEST 2011
I like to join Christian on this (silent and motion).
I think it could be great to join force in Belgium. If english can
help that fine. We're now used in Brussel to this: each use his own language
for simple stuff, but each can also switch to english for technical,
complicated matters, so to be sure to raise the level of understanding,
Bien à vous.
2011/5/3 Christian Clé <cle at fsfe.org>
> Hi Folks,
> I'm not a very vocal member of the mailing list, but on this occasion I'd
> like to voice my support for the use of be-en, nl-en or lu-en when possible.
> Christian Clé
> On 3/05/2011 19:43, Sam Geeraerts wrote:
>> Ciarán O'Riordan wrote:
>>> I asked for fsfe-bnl@ to be created and suggested that the default
>>> be English.
>> There you have it, folks. Straight from the horse's mouth. :P
>> The other option was to have four lists: nl-nl, be-nl, be-fr, lu-*. The
>>> main problem with that approach is that small lists tend to go silent
>>> a year or two. Other problems are that German speakers are ignored,
>>> Luxembourg's language situation is ignored, and issues at the national
>>> in Belgium would suffer from lack of coordination.
>> Indeed. I think this list is pretty small as it is. I would hate to see a
>> lu-* list be just one guy talking to himself when he could be giving
>> valuable input for future discussions or campaigs (Benelux-wide or
>> ...but if you want an example of a different policy which has proved
>>> successful, the ubuntu-be list's policy is that everyone posts in
>>> language they like, be it Dutch, French, English, and maybe German.
>> I see  that their policy is: English is preferred, but if you suck at
>> that than any of the national languages are fine. I think that's a good
>> policy to put on the listinfo page for this list as well.
>>  https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-be
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