Entropy of other languages

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Wed Feb 7 17:53:16 EST 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007 12:44:30 -0600
Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at sun.com> wrote:

> http://www.omniglot.com/writing/mayan.htm
An interesting web site, which also contains the following
crypto-relevant statement:

	Speakers of such Native American languages as Navajo, Choctaw
	and Cheyenne served as radio operators, know as Code Talkers,
	to keep communications secret during both World Wars. Welsh
	speakers played a similar role during the Bosnian War.

Does anyone know anything more about this use of Welsh?

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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