17.2177, Media: Non-English Internets

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Subject: 17.2177, Media: Non-English Internets

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Date: 28-Jul-2006
From: Mark Jones < markjjones at hotmail.com >
Subject: Non-English Internets 

	
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Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 12:07:26
From: Mark Jones < markjjones at hotmail.com >
Subject: Non-English Internets 
 


The technology supplement of the British daily broadsheet 'The Guardian'
carried the article below on July 27th about the dangers of not responding
to growing pressure to internationalise the internet, especially with
respect to non-English speaking users:

http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,1830481,00.html

Mark J. Jones
Department of Linguistics
University of Cambridge
http://kiri.ling.cam.ac.uk/mark/
mjj13 at cam.ac.uk 


Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                     Writing Systems




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