[oclug] UNIX philosophy (was Re: vim rulez...)
christian_mautner at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 20 16:13:23 EDT 2001
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 06:30:20AM -0700, Francis Pinteric wrote:
> Yes, Latin is still a living language thanks largely to the Church.
The problem with latin as a universal language is, IMHO, that native
speakers of different languages pronounce it very differently. Three
native German, English, and Italian speakers would find it impossible
to understand each other, unless they use a pencil and a piece of
It's almost like talking programming languages. Noone would understand
spoken Perl, I guess.
sorry for OT,
Christian Mautner - cmautner @ mail.com
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