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Re: foreign upstarts dare to use their own languages [was: Re: black hat .cn networks]
On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 11:29:23AM -0700, Scott Francis wrote: > On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 12:26:00AM +0800, Adrian Chadd exclaimed: > > The internet has a bunch of technical standards which we loosely > > agree to. There's no law stating "thou shalt speak English if connected > > via BGP4 to thy internet". > > And are _any_ of those technical standards written in a language other than > English? Think about the acronyms we use in network-speak every day - how many > of them stand for phrases in a language other than English? CCITT, and of course the favorite ISO, International Organization for Standardization.