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Date: -- (:)
From: Jonathan Bryant <jtbryant@v...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Slashdot
This is exactly why I asked.  Thanks for the info.

--Jonathan

On Sat, 2005-12-03 at 08:24 +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> From: Jonathan Bryant <jtbryant@valdosta.edu>
> 
> > Saw this article on Slashdot.  OCaml is French and open source: should
> > we be worried?
> > 
> > http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/12/02/2040237&tid=123&tid=185&tid=219&tid=106
> 
> Classical slashdot(?): this is just a misquote, as the department of
> culture hasn't done more than to host a press conference by
> SACEM, SNEP and SCPP, which are the equivalents of RIAA and MPAA.
> The original (translated) sentence is
> 
>   Friday November 18th, 2005, French Department of Culture. SNEP and
>   SCPP have told Free Software authors: ...
> 
> And slashdot replaced the full stop after Culture by a comma, implying
> that the department of culture was saying that, whereas this only
> denotes a location (the original French version uses "au".)
> 
> Jacques Garrigue
> 
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