* Posts by Steven Hedges 1

5 posts • joined 2 Nov 2010

How languages can live together without killing each other

Steven Hedges 1

And another thing...

" the continued survival of both can happen "only where there is a stable bilingual group, and this is possible only if the competing languages are sufficiently similar".

Quechua and Spanish are *not* similar languages and there is *not* a stable bilingual group

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Quechua - a dead language?

Interesting article - but spoilt a bit by the claim the that Spanish has virtually eradicated Quechua. True it has been severely reduced but (according to wikipedia) "It is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with a total of probably some 6 to 8 million speakers "

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Apple says no to Android-oriented iPad mag

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Dead Vulture

Try not to get too excited

"Apple has *apparently* banned " ... "Their problem, *he said*, was the subject matter."

"it's going to have to become rather more broad-minded about what it lets onto the App Store than it currently *appears to be*."

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Apple, Oracle air-kiss their way to OpenJDK deal for Mac OS X

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App Store

Surely this is nothing to do with the App Store - but rather ensuring that Java developers continue to use macs for WORA development

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iPhone to tap NFC, rumours say

Steven Hedges 1

umm...

of course, the innovstion would be getting the chip to do something...

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