[ExI] Galactic Standard :)

artillo at comcast.net artillo at comcast.net
Thu May 22 12:28:49 UTC 2008

I vote to bring back Esparanto :D
 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Stefano Vaj" <stefano.vaj at gmail.com>
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 10:22 PM, M1N3R <m1n3r2 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > What if we
> > could get an AI do the job? That would be most interesting...
> Personally, I am persuaded that
> - linguistic diversity is an asset;
> - real translations are "impossible".
> This makes a good case for the continued study of foreign languages
> and the protection of the same.
> OTOH, speaking of automatic translation, the idea is that of
> replicating ubiquitously, at no cost, and in real time, what a good
> human translator/interpreter can achieve in terms of facilitating
> communication across language barriers.
> I actually do not know whether the "brute force" approach or the more
> AI-like approach are
> Such a scenario would alter quite dramatically both such communication
> *and* the ability to avoid linguistic discrimination and/or to choose
> the language of one's preference to express oneself.
> Stefano Vaj
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