Re: English only?!? (was Es Spanol)

From: Chris Hind (
Date: Sun Mar 07 1999 - 18:54:57 PST

Date: Sun, 07 Mar 1999 18:54:57 PST
From: "Chris Hind" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg714$foo@default>
Subject: Re: English only?!?  (was Es Spanol)

>>Huh? Engles please!
>>Engles once agin!

>Let's remember that this discussion group is international and not >all
participants speak english. Please don't intimidate others >because
they don't speak english or make them feel unwelcome here. >It may be
their best chance to contact other CP growers who speak >their language.
We should all be grateful that Jan doesn't decide >to communicate with
us only in German, or Fernando only in >Portuguese!

I completely agree, the internet is all about cross-culture
collaboration. Imagine how many breakthroughs are done in third world
countries but never see the light of day in a journal expressly because
of this discrimination. It's truely a shame but fortunetly it doesnt
have to be that way anymore thanks to the net. For those interested in
the conversations going on, you dont have to miss out because if you try
babelfish translation services on and paste
the text into the box and select portuguese to english translation. You
can pretty much understand the general flavor of the conversation. In
fact I've been toying with the idea of creating a news service that
would automatically translate into different languages for the different
CP societies using the altavista babelfish engine. Imagine the

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