Conclusions on definitions and use 3
QUESTION 2: Is most of the work (research and practical) done on “dead” and “dying” languages? Is this also true for international organisations such as UNESCO?
QUESTION 3: Are researchers more interested in describing and “archiving” languages before they “die” or when they are already “dead”, rather than working, also politically, for conditions that enable languages to be maintained and developed by the speakers/signers?
QUESTION 4: Do the two exclude each other?