A restricted freedom of choice: Linguistic diversity in the digital landscape
Keywords:language choice, digital infrastructure, minority languages
The freedom of choosing what language to use in various contexts is restricted by a wide range of non-linguistic factors. One often-overlooked factor is the availability of a digital infrastructure for the languages in question. To put it bluntly: With no keyboard layout available there also will be no texts written. The article looks at different aspects related to minority languages and digital linguistic resources.
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