From: Andreas Stötzner (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 19 2007 - 14:59:11 CST
Am 19.12.2007 um 19:02 schrieb Michael Everson:
> u.Z "unsere Zeit" and v.u.Z "vor unserer Zeit" are terms I remember
> from old East German books. That's off the top of my head though.
Am 19.12.2007 um 19:58 schrieb John Hudson:
> While I agree that BCE and CE should be *added* to CLDR, I don't agree
> that BC and AD are best removed, because they are the preferred terms
> of a very significant user community. CLDR should reflect the usage,
> and that includes both BC/AD and BCE/CE.
I join this statement.
Whatever your beliefs are, one cannot deny the simple fact that the
Gregorian calender is of christian origin. I am far from being a
christian propagandist, but I don’t see any point in making attempts
for ideological cleansing of language, as was common practice under the
communist dictatorship of dubious and questionable memory (M. Everson
quite reasonably pointed at that).
Merry christmas (or should I more correctly say: ‘merry x-y-z-mas –? )
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