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Thu Sep 25 19:07:08 CEST 2008
From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
> I found Niall's analogy to be both offensive and
> inapplicable, and I did not wish to say so explicitly.
His Scandanavian analogy? If that's what you mean, that's not what you referred to as over the top. He stated a reasonable concern:
> What you perceive as a logical generalisation, the native speakers may
> see as a racist generalisation.
Surely, *that* wasn't offensive?
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