ben.abelshausen at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 22:21:27 GMT 2010
I agree that this list is here to communicate and if that happens to be in
englisch so be it!
On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Ben Laenen <benlaenen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ivo De Broeck wrote:
> > 2010/11/20 Ben Laenen <benlaenen at gmail.com>
> > > If someone asks a question in Dutch, French or German, reply in the
> > > language, unless your knowledge of it is too bad to reply, then just
> > > English
> > is that a rule??? I proposed that everyone use his mother language. The
> > point is that the use of another language make it difficult to write an
> > answer with all necessary subtleties, or simply make an answer.
> It's not a rule, but it just makes sense from a practical point of view
> that today most people will understand English better than the other
> languages of our country. And that's also why big discussions that matter
> the entire country are preferably in English.
> But you can still write in the language you want, I don't care. Just keep
> mind that a French post won't be read or understood by several Flemish
> and vice versa, and that this problem isn't as big with posts in English.
> But if someone asks for a little help in Dutch, there's no reason to jump
> English if Dutch is your mother's tongue.
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