an interesting challenge
rene.micout at numericable.com
Wed Jan 13 04:53:12 CST 2010
Eric was my neighbor (his office was at 780 meters [Google Earth] of my home) and yet we had never met...
I was a big "fan" since the publication of his book/CD "Tout sur Hypercard". We exchanged by mail, often in french (especially about "Guides Picker" that I use everyday...), but in english on the forum...
Le 13 janv. 2010 à 11:10, Jim Bufalini a écrit :
>> Hello Jim,
>> I agree, but...
>> Here (Wikipedia) it is not only syntaxic explanation but content... ;-
>> PS : "Je vais faire des phrases !" Gustave Flaubert...
> On the anniversary of his passing, I will tell a funny story.
> In all the years of our association, Eric and I always spoke and
> corresponded in English. About two months before his passing, I "confessed"
> and told him I had taken two years of French in high school as my "second
> language." He was outraged and said something to the effect of, "After all
> these years you tell me this?"
> He then wrote me several emails in French. I understood little of what he
> said and told him we needed to return to English. He said something to the
> effect of, "As you have been my English editor, now I will be your French
> one." ;-)
> He was also to be my Mac teacher as I had taught him about PCs. But time did
> not allow.
> C'est la vie.
> Aloha from Hawaii,
> Jim Bufalini
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