Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 11:17 UTC
Google While I sometimes see Dutch as an endangered language, reality is that with nearly 30 million speakers worldwide, we're actually doing pretty well. Sadly, this can't be said for the 3000 truly endangered languages of the world - nearly half of the world's total number of languages is on the verge of extinction, and with it, large amounts of human culture are in danger of disappearing forever. In collaboration with several universities and language institutions, Google has launched the Endangered Languages Project to document these languages - textually, visually, and auditorially.
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Comment by Radio
by Radio on Thu 21st Jun 2012 12:57 UTC
Radio
Member since:
2009-06-20

Voilà une nouvelle très intéressante, surtout après l'article de la semaine dernière :
http://www.osnews.com/story/26075/OSX_s_Dwindling_Support_for_Third...

Malheureusement, Google ayant toujours eu de sérieuses difficultés à faire travailler ses différents sous-groupes en synergie (Chrome et le navigateur d'Android en est un bon exemple), je ne m'attends pas à ce que cela se traduise par un support accru des langues étrangères (en dehors de Google Search).

Edited 2012-06-21 12:57 UTC

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RE: Comment by Radio
by ebasconp on Thu 21st Jun 2012 18:54 in reply to "Comment by Radio"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

Voilà une nouvelle très intéressante, surtout après l'article de la semaine dernière :
http://www.osnews.com/story/26075/OSX_s_Dwindling_Support_for_Third...

Malheureusement, Google ayant toujours eu de sérieuses difficultés à faire travailler ses différents sous-groupes en synergie (Chrome et le navigateur d'Android en est un bon exemple), je ne m'attends pas à ce que cela se traduise par un support accru des langues étrangères (en dehors de Google Search).


Maybe I'm quite pedantic here, but please, write in English in this forum. Most people here (including me obviously) are not native English speakers and we do our best to express ourselves using English. That's the way we all get communicated each other right here ;)

Edited 2012-06-21 18:55 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by Radio
by Alfman on Thu 21st Jun 2012 19:18 in reply to "RE: Comment by Radio"
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

ebasconp,

"Maybe I'm quite pedantic here, but please, write in English in this forum."

Hehe, I'd say one deserves a bit of leniency on this considering how article was about keeping alternative languages around. Not that french is endangered, but still it would be extremely ironic to bash non-english posts.

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RE[2]: Comment by Radio
by Radio on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 06:31 in reply to "RE: Comment by Radio"
Radio Member since:
2009-06-20

Oh, come on, man; at least I checked it would be understandable once put through Google translate! (almost perfect)

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RE[2]: Comment by Radio
by judgen on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 12:37 in reply to "RE: Comment by Radio"
judgen Member since:
2006-07-12

Pijtmåle jär alenaste språke i broj mä om. Sijda hav ett ensh vä hä opa lista. Raskt förklaare, google nögest lägg dell'e.

=D

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