Standardizing a mainly spoken language is imperative and vital for 2 reasons:
• to prevent from disappearing and worse, falling into oblivion;
• to allow normal and wide understanding between distant speakers in space and also in time.
The Academy of Gallo has continued and consolidated the efforts of researchers and contributors of the past years in ensuring that the roots and legacies of Gallo and its local variations are respected and taken into account.
This section is a synthesis of the French version.