Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Oct 2009 00:37 UTC
Features, Office In the comments on our editorial about language purism and the Psystar case, it became quite clear that language is a subject almost everyone has an opinion on - not odd if you consider that language is at the very centre of what makes us "human". Since this appears to be a popular subject, let's talk about the influence computing has had on two very minor aspects of the Dutch language.
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RE[2]: If it's not on the keyboard
by akavel on Wed 28th Oct 2009 14:18 UTC in reply to "RE: If it's not on the keyboard"
akavel
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2009-10-27

That won't be exactly a response to your question, but I've once had issues with that - and then I stumbled into an article, which surprised me even more. It mentions that there are some countries where digit grouping is not done in groups of three at all!...

see: http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2006/04/17/577483.aspx

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