About SML and internationalization

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Sat Nov 27 20:06:27 GMT 1999

Didier PH Martin scripsit:

> Don, how would you, in English, markup a text talking about snow? In the
> Inuit language (you know these people living up north of Canada) there is
> approx. 30 different words to qualify snow.

*sigh*.  The correct number of words is four.
See http://www.urbanlegends.com/language/eskimo_words_for_snow_more.html .

John Cowan                                   cowan at ccil.org
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