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From Edison Su <Edison...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Can we use other language here?
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:03:59 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lu Heng [mailto:h.lu@anytimechinese.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:59 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Can we use other language here?
> 
> Hi
> 
> "accepted as language in software development"
> 
> is as long as the person able to speak English at first place, persons
> are not able to speak English are automatically excluded in the
> mailling list, so opinions here(only from people able to speak
> English) seems will be limited as well.
> 
> But just a very interesting thoughts, no one said about language
> restrictions anyway, and English is not always be the first language
> for many of us.

Understand, almost 20% of world's population are speaking Chinese:) 
David, is it easy to setup a cloudstack-user/dev-cn mailing list? I can help to monitor it
if it's there.

> 
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl>
> wrote:
> > On 06/19/2012 02:50 PM, Robert Schweikert wrote:
> >>
> >> On 06/19/2012 05:43 AM, Lu Heng wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi
> >>>
> >>> One very interesting question raised by my Chinese tech today, can
> we
> >>> use Chinese in the mailling list.
> >>>
> >>> 1. Seems there is no language restriction about in the mailling
> list,
> >>> and all language should be equal.
> >>>
> >>> 2. As I read and touched these days in the mailling list, a lot guy
> >>> from crixi developing CS are in fact Chinese.
> >>>
> >>> Any thoughts?
> >>>
> >>
> >> If this is needed then we should have a language specific list.
> However,
> >> from a development point of view that'll put a big dent into
> >> collaboration.
> >
> >
> > I'd see a cloudstack-users-cn mailinglist earlier then a Chinese
> developer
> > list.
> >
> > My €0,02 says we should stick to English on the development list to
> keep
> > collaboration consistent. English isn't my native language either,
> but it
> > seems to be accepted as the language in software development?
> >
> > As far as I know English is harder to learn for Chinese people due to
> the
> > huge language differences. I wouldn't vote against a Chinese
> development
> > list, but I wouldn't endorse it either, due to the above reasons.
> >
> > Wido
> >
> >>
> >> My $0.02
> >> Robert
> >>
> >
> 
> 
> 
> --
> --
> Kind regards.
> Lu
> 
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