Re: Interlingua: Universal language?

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 13:02:41 MDT

Martin Ling wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 29, 2000 at 11:17:00PM -0700, Spike Jones wrote:
> > With the speech recognition and synthesis software in its *current* state,
> > which is not perfect but pretty good, it is clear that there is no longer
> > any
> > need for people to learn languages. Rather they will buy them. Wearable
> > computer, going abroad? Pop in the local language module, speak into it,
> > it translates, the other yahoo has one as well, does the same for you.
> > spike
> And the best part of all is that *no-one* will be able to resist
> marketing the thing with some kind of fish connection <g>.

Not to mention the "feature" that it doesn't do Vogon, so as to save you
from certain poetry... ^_-

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