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Do we need language specific boards to talk in your native language?

Yes, my used language
4 (33.3%)
Yes, another language (answer to specifiy)
0 (0%)
No, I do not need this
8 (66.7%)
Whatever!
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 7

Voting closed: March 17, 2010, 04:31:13 PM

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Offline Christian

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Do wee need language specific boards?
« on: February 24, 2010, 04:31:13 PM »
Hi, as written in the topic, we think about craeting native boards in this forum. What is your opinion about?

If you need a specific language, just write it as reply.

This poll wil be open for 21 days.

Christian

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Re: Do wee need language specific boards?
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 07:41:25 PM »
I don't think that it is worth spending time and resources on this. The overall volume on the forum right now is so low that it will be even lower in separate language forums and it will reduce the exposure to people able to answer for example questions to specific issues...

I don't know what mix of native languages among the regulars here is, but I think that everyone should be able to try and post in English, given that people provide more than half a sentence of information.
And if someone indeed is not sure about his/her language skills, mentioning what his/her native language is might help that someone versed in both that language and English can help out...

Ralf

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Re: Do wee need language specific boards?
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 08:17:36 PM »
English is OK for communication. No need for other languages in my opinion.
Code it... That's all...

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Re: Do wee need language specific boards?
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 12:32:24 PM »
Christian I think that the use of a common language is a way to aggregate people from different country and culture and force them to share problems and opinions. This can require some efforts to everybody to communicate in a language different from their native one, but the benefit in my opinion is inestimable.
People have to cooperate to make better software and to learn to live together. It would be sad to see small communities talking in their language in different forums without open sharing of problems and solutions.
So at least two goals can be reached: one technical and the other social. And the latter should be a must for everybody who aspire to a brighter future for human kind.

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Re: Do wee need language specific boards?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2010, 07:52:02 PM »
Ok, we came to a decision. No language specific boards.

Thread closed  8)
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