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Re: plain/simple/easy language variant subtag

From: Olaf Drümmer <olaflist@callassoftware.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:32:06 +0200
Cc: Olaf Drümmer <olaflist@callassoftware.com>, Gregg Vanderheiden <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>, Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Tobias Bengfort <tobias.bengfort@posteo.de>, IG - WAI Interest Group List list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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To: Paul Bohman <paul.bohman@deque.com>
Explaining complex ideas in simple language only becomes possible once the person explaining it has fully understood the complex idea. 

And vice versa. ;-)

Olaf


On 16 Sep 2015, at 14:35, Paul Bohman <paul.bohman@deque.com> wrote:

> Language can be made simple or complex. That's not the main problem in many cases though. The bigger problem is that complex ideas will remain complex, even when described in simple language. 
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> The only way to solve the problem of complex ideas would be to simplify the ideas, which is often impossible without sacrificing meaning. 
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> In fact, the whole idea of simple language seems a bit of a red herring (an irrelevant distraction) when considered in the context of complex ideas. 
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> Paul Bohman, PhD
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