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Post time 2015-6-28 14:49:56 |Display all floors



Why can't we quote in French?

Sometimes during online discussions, we may wish to quote a source that happens too be in another language. Why can't we do that here?







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Post time 2015-6-28 14:56:36 |Display all floors

I can appreciate the fact that CD might want to regulate online content, but the fact is that some readers on this site know multiple languages and not all academic and other text is available in English, how are we supposed to discuss subjects if we can't quote texts that are not available in English?

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Post time 2015-6-28 15:01:30 |Display all floors
I'm sure China Daily will start a French Speaking site if you request one

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Post time 2015-6-28 15:09:16 |Display all floors

Especially when we're discussing the topic of language itself, some of the best literature is not available in English. To block access to quotes in other languages essentially makes discussing linguistic subjects next to impossible on this site.

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Post time 2015-6-28 15:13:50 |Display all floors
dusty1 Post time: 2015-6-28 15:01
I'm sure China Daily will start a French Speaking site if you request one


The discussion itself was in English. It seems I was just not allowed to quote French texts.

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Post time 2015-6-28 15:16:01 |Display all floors
Caged Post time: 2015-6-28 15:13
The discussion itself was in English. It seems I was just not allowed to quote French texts.

I carnt see why not, German is sometimes used in this Forum  

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