August 25, 2006

A real Native language program

Microsoft Programs Use Andean LanguageEvo Morales has a new ally in his quest to promote Indian languages--U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp.--which is teaming up with the Bolivian president for the local debut of Windows and Office software in the Andean tongue of Quechua.

"The translation of these technologies into Quechua helps to re-value the language so that it will not be lost over time," Javier Medrano, spokesman for Microsoft's Bolivia operations, told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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