P*rl in Latin, whither Python?

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Mon Nov 20 12:30:18 CET 2000

nickb at fnord.io.com (Nick Bensema) writes:

> That's another mark Esperanto has against it... in order to really get
> good at a language, you have to really immerse yourself in it.  And the

No, not for Esperanto. The proof: with very few exceptions, no one has
ever been immersed in an Esperanto community for more than a few weeks
per year, and yet many people speak it very well, in fact better than
languages they *have* been immersed in. For example, my Esperanto is
certainly better than my French, although I have been living in France
for four years.

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