Re: Posting in Spanish

Thomas W. Rimkus (trimkus@COMP.UARK.EDU)
Fri, 17 Feb 1995 13:47:50 -0600

On Thu, 16 Feb 1995 spencer@NUMJIT.SCHAPIRO.RESHALL.COLUMBIA.EDU wrote:

> Perhaps I wasn't paying close enough attention, but I don't think the original
> poster of the message about the Chiapas article was saying that English should
> be the only language on this list. From what I could tell, he was only saying
> that it might benefit a majority of the list members if the article was
> translated, or if English versions were posted.
> The responses to the original post have really disturbed me because I think
> people are getting upset over nothing. It doesn't make much sense to print an
> article that only a few can read, even if might be embarassing -- or
> ethnocentric -- that not everyone can speak Spanish. At some point,
> practicality must be supreme. Besides, that way more people will know
> Spencer.