Ethnologue data now limited until you pay

Martin J. Dürst duerst at
Wed Jan 6 06:46:49 CET 2016

On 2016/01/06 09:43, John Cowan wrote:
> Michael Everson scripsit:
>> Good luck to them. I’d be surprised if their hit counts don’t fall
>> through the floor.
> Quite so.  But remember that hits are a *cost*; they would save doubtless
> quite a bit by not having a web site at all.

On the other hand, the costs of adding a paywall to the site probably 
are barely covered by the not terribly many subscriptions that they are 

It is a pity that it's not easier to get money for such a project, but 
my guess is that the Ethnologue research was never fully (or even just 
considerably) supported by book sales in the old times.

Regards,   Martin.

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