On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 02:23:14 +0900, MacLeod Dave <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Should we be
>interested in promoting more linguistic chaos in order to create a
>platform for the promotion of an IAL?

Perhaps you missed the key sentence in the text you quoted:

>region. In fact, according to CSO statistics, an estimated $1.3b was
>exported to 14 Spanish-speaking countries between January to September

When Esperanto-speaking countries are importing and exporting large amounts
of merchandise, you will be able to get the same level of support from
governments that Spanish is getting from Trinidad and Tobago.