Re: One language for the world
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 11, 2000, 16:22|
On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Thomas R. Wier wrote:
> I am not familiar with the details of the case, but I have to ask: to what
> extent was the language already _de facto_ an auxiliary language?
To a very great extent. BI's immediate ancestor, Bazaar Malay, had
been a trade language in the archipelago for centuries.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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