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[Membership] Why language is not the issue

Esther Dyson wrote:

> Which means they need to read & write English

You either have one global list or several regional lists. 
If you only have one, people will post in whatever language
they want, but most will use English.  If there are regional
lists, you will have a language problem in most quadrants of
the globe (lack of uniformity) and English may turn out to
be the universal solvent in all but Hispanola.  In either
case, the IFWP can form the NUCLEUS (if not the bulk) of the
ICANN membership--globally or regionally.

Thus, language, while an important concern, is irrelevant in
deciding whether to use the IFWP constituency as the nucleus