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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Chinese Language Maintainer
>>>>> Alan Cox <> writes:

>> preferred. Moreover, technical education is completely in English. I don't
>> see much value in translating developer documentation into Indian
>> languages. User documentation is another story.

> I am not convinced that users do not become developers, nor that we
> should have language barriers that make this unneccessarily hard.

Again speaking only from the Indian context, we're somewhat unique when
compared to China and Japan ;-). It's extremely unlikely that a non-english
speaking user will become a developer. As I mentioned in my previous mail
technical education is almost completely in English.

Most Indian IT work places communicate almost exclusively in English,
including verbal communication because of employees from all over India with
different native languages. English is not a language barrier for
developers or even technical users from India.


Ganesan Rajagopal

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