Ar 18:49 -0500 1999-10-04, scríobh Scott Horne:
>Michael Everson wrote:
>> Ar 16:59 -0700 1999-09-29, scríobh Scott Horne:
>> >Predictably, the needs of speakers
>> >of Ewe and other languages spoken by impoverished black Africans are
>> >subordinate to the convenience of corporations owned by white Westerners.
>> I shall ignore the racist reference to skin colour in your statement,
>Racist? Oh, come on, Michael. It's no accident that the _n'_ used in
>Afrikaans was encoded long ago while the lower-case hooked _f_ still is
>not rendered properly by any font that I'm aware of.
It was a racist reference using racist language. You should have said:
"Predictably, the needs of speakers of Ewe and other languages spoken by
impoverished Africans are subordinate to the convenience of corporations
owned by Westerners." Unless you wish to perpetuate the myth that skin
colour means something.
This is off topic. Let's stop.
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