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I made a proposal on the beer parlour. Polyglot 17:38, 14 July 2005 (UTC)
Hi, Jim! I hope it's not too late to meet you. I am deeply interested in your proposal, and I'm sorry if others gave you the cold shoulder.
I have been using your materials and reading about your EDICT work for as long as I've known about the World Wide Web. (You can tell it's been a while, because no one even calls it that any more. :-)
For over twenty years I've been struggling to learn Japanese, and it's hard because there's not enough of a community on the Westerners Learning Japanese side - as opposed to the Japanese Learning English (or studying ESL).
You are the foremost leader of the English-Japanese bilingual language-learning community, and I'm a fairly good computer programmer with excellent Wikimedia connections. I look forward to meeting you and figuring out how we can work together! Ed Poor 22:54, 23 September 2005 (UTC)