English has increasingly become the lingua franca of science and commerce, but we still have a way to go. While most foreign research articles are accompanied by short abstracts in English, most editorial comments are not. For some reason, editors assume that these commentaries will only interest the regular readers of the journal. It is understandable that they might not wish to devote space and cost to print complete simultaneous translations, but the failure to include even a few annotative sentences, no...
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