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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Chinese Language Maintainer
On 7/16/07, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> wrote:
> Li Yang wrote:
> >
> > I think you worried too much about this problem. :) Let me explain
> > the situation here in China more clearly. Actually, English is
> > mandatory in most schools and universities. Only very few people
> > learn other language as a second language. Therefore software
> > developers who are almost educated should have the basic English
> > skill. However, that doesn't mean that they can read English or
> > communicate with native English speaker very easily. Consider your
> > second language learn in school for analogy.
>
> Actually, I disagree. English *is* the second language learned in
> school for most European developers (except, obviously, the ones from
> the British isles), and we don't have that problem.

Then this could be the main reason for the disagreement we have on
this topic. Many people here don't grasp English very well even after
the English classes.

- Leo
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