[sw-l] International Mother Language Day use of SW

Anne-Claude Prélaz Girod girodmarc at VTX.CH
Wed Feb 2 20:36:20 UTC 2005

Le 2 févr. 05, à 18:18, Signuno a écrit :

>  --- Adam Frost <icemandeaf at YAHOO.COM> a écrit :
>> Signuno,
>> I would be more than glad to translate into ASL.
>> BTW, I am still working on the other document that
>> you asked before. I have not forgotten. ;-)
> Thanks, I do hope that one day SW can be among the
> translations at http://lingvo.org/2/3 but there is no
> rush.  I guess we're all very busy.
>> Because
>> I do not have access to an SW programs at the
>> moment, the only way that I can give you the
>> translation when it is done is by posting it on my
>> webpage. I will let you know as soon as it is done,
>> which I hope will be sooner than later.
>> Adam
> That's great (and posting on your website would be
> perfect).  The text is not too long nor too difficult.
>  International Mother Language Day is the 21st of this
> month, but it would be best if I had any translations
> one or two weeks before then.
> Thanks again,
> S.
> PS.  Any other offers?  LSF?  etc?

I'd love to do it (LSF Swiss french)... but I don't have enough time
off... sorry! next time maybe!

>> I've cut and paste the English text here for your
>> convenience:
>> All people should have the right to learn their
>> mother
>> tongue and the international language.
>> [...] real education is impossible through a foreign
>> medium [...] the vernacular medium alone can
>> stimulate
>> originality in thought in the largest number of
>> persons.
>> Mahatma Gandhi (1920), Young India 16/6
>> The only goal of the international language
>> Esperanto
>> is to give the different peoples of the world [...]
>> the ability to understand each other. It has no
>> intention of interfering in their internal language
>> use.
>> Lazar Ludwig Zamenhof (1900), Essence and future of
>> the idea of an international language.
>> In support of Unesco‘s International Mother Language
>> Day, on 21 February every year:
>> World Esperanto Association
>> Nieuwe Binnenweg 176, NL-3015 BJ Rotterdam, the
>> Nederlands
>> www.esperanto.net
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