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2007/11/4, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>:
> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of MacLeod Dave
>
> > > Worldlangs are only harder for the one group that's already
> favored
> > > by the existing glut of Euroclones.  For the majority it will
> make
> > > things easier because they now have find a least a few
> > > familiarities.  Euroclone supporters are just afraid to leave
> their
> > > own comfort zone.
> >
> > Nope. I'm a Euroclone supporter but I'd also learn a Turkic,
> Sinitic
> > or any other well-designed regional auxlang.
>
> I have no problem with any of them as *regional* auxlangs.  On a
> worldwide level, they are all biased and therefore make no more
> sense than sticking with English or another natural language.
>
The regional auxlang strategy is just that, a strategy. Appeal to a
certain region first, then to the world next. If all of Europe were to
learn Ia, for example, you can bet there would be other countries
following along.

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