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Month: August 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] LiMux draft

From: Werner Joss <werner@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:27:30 +0200
On Monday 13 August 2012 20:58:27 Darrell Anderson wrote:
> Kirsten Böge seems to be the "communications manager" of the project and
> probably the correct first contact.


> Although the email will be written in English, what is an appropriate
> German salutation and closing? Culturally, would using German appear as a
> gesture of good will or not?

I think it will not.
english is the commonly accepted language for international communications in 
IT, everything else would have a smell of 'anbiedern' :)
(not sure how to translate that :)

> Werner, although many Germans speak and write English, would you please
> review the final letter to ensure no cultural translation problems or slang
> appear in the letter?

looks ok, for me.
see my small additions there.
I think the most important fact for the limux team is that they realize that 
trinity is actively developed and not some kind of 'dead end'.