[CentOS-devel] Language lists
rodrigob at darkover.org
Mon Jan 22 14:48:54 UTC 2007
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On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 01:06:38PM +0100, Daniel de Kok wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> >I'm mostly fine with what is on there, but please see the discussion
> >points at the bottom of that page.
> - Wrt. HTML e-mail, "strongly discouraged" sounds good to me.
Gotta hate HTML e-mails.
> - Wrt. language vs regional: can someone comment how much e.g. pt_BR
> differs from pt_PT?
> Is it like US English and UK English, or do they
> differ to such an extend that it would be difficult to communicate on
> one list?
As a rule of thumb, a pt_BR speaker would have as much (or sometimes more)
trouble communicating with someone who speaks pt_PT as with someone that
Sometime even more, since there are words that are common, but with
completely different meanings.
> I think it is a relevant "data point" for this discussion.
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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