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From: Self <[log in to unmask]>
To: Andrew Griffiths <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Need for a Manx Gaelic general discussion forum
Date sent: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 22:30:38 -0000
On 4 Jan 2002, at 9:33, Andrew Griffiths wrote:
> I'll set one up if you like, I'd need help moderating, my Gaelic isn't
> brilliant yet!
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> From: "Richard Comaish" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 9:12 AM
> Subject: Need for a Manx Gaelic general discussion forum
> > Recent experiences in discussion forums online have confirmed the
> suspicion that those of us in small ethnic minorities are somewhat at a
> disadvantage on the internet. Libel and rudeness are at least as common as
> slander in the street and contributors and moderators seem to gang up
> indiscriminately against what they see as offbeat minority attitudes.
> Isolated members of ethnic minorities seem to be expected to surf along as
> robustly as anyone else amidst the hoo-ha, but can we, and do we want to?
> > Richard Comaish
Possan elley dy Vaarlederyn loayrt myr bwid-goanagh mychione
nyn jengey. Ersooyl lhieu!
Markys y Kermitt
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