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Re: Report in Swedish, English or both?

From: Carl Fredrik Hammar
Subject: Re: Report in Swedish, English or both?
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 19:28:52 +0100
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My previous mail was a bit of a knee-jerk reaction.  I have come to
terms with writing the report in English and have started the translation
of the previous text.  Thanks to everyone for their input on the subject.

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 08:57:02AM +0100, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net wrote:

> Obviously it will be much more useful if written in English -- it will
> actually be of use to the Hurd project, rather than just gathering dust
> on some shelve... If you are allowed, you should write it in English by
> all means. (Check with your advisor.)

My adviser was very positive to changing it to English.

> You can write it is Swedish too of course, if you really care so much...
> I for my part wouldn't bother :-)

I don't think I will.

Perhaps I'll redirect my efforts to improving localization of some free
software or something at a later date.

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 09:58:28AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> Thus, I would advise you to write this in english even if your english
> is not perfect and it will take longer; it will certainly be fruitful
> for the inevitable further publications from you in english, and the
> sooner you become familiar with writing scientific publications in
> english, the better for your scientific output, I think.

Yes, I agree with what you're saying.  But I'm not to sure about those
inevitable further publications.  ;-)

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 12:26:03PM +0100, massimo s. wrote:
> Perfect, it's your chance to become more proficient in English too.

That's a nice way to spin it.  :-)


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