>>>>> "NB" == Norbert Bollow <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
NB> The more difficult issue is deciding what to serve when a user requests
NB> e.g. "German".
Fortunately this is something more determined by the list than by the
user. If the list owner puts :$LANG/informal before :$LANG in the search
list, then the list owner has made the choice to converse informally. The
choice of language is still up to the user.
BTW, who's going to write the formal/informal English equivalents?
Dear Sir/Madam, we respectfully and with great chagrin regret to inform you
that the Internet mail address that you supplied is syntactically
incorrect. Please note that this decision does not stem from your age,
sex, race, religion, sexual preference or possible disabled status.
Dude, man, that address is hosed!