1 I prefer the terms `corpus management' and `status management' to `planning' or `treatment'.

2 The term Bumiputra `sons of the soil' is used in Malaysia for all Malay speakers and other indigenous peoples, who are of the Malay `race' but not necessarily mother-tongue speakers of Malay. Chinese, Indians, and others ( lain-lain) are by definition non- Bumiputra.