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SIL: RE: [CONLANG] A project

From:And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Date:Saturday, September 15, 2001, 15:50
John Cowan:
> Brad Coon scripsit: > > > Depends on your point of view. The people I have talked to who > > have seen them in the field view them as the lowest form of > > proselytizer, arrogant, smug, and condescending all at the same time. > > I have heard this report also. But my experience of individuals at SIL > is the same as my experience of individuals at Microsoft: uniformly > intelligent, thoughtful, and un-devious. > > Also they make damn good fonts and software.
This is exactly my experience too. Of SIL, I mean, not of Microsoft (none of whose individuals I've met). By reputation, culturecides of the most narrowmindedly protestant stripe. In the flesh, utterly decent, broadminded and sympathetic to cultural diversity. This flesh, though, amounts to 100% of four individuals, none of whom were SILers of longstanding. --And.