|From:||Gerald Koenig <jlk@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 31, 1999, 5:38|
>Jerry! Excelent work on developing an easy to use kit for writing in NGL.
>If you don't mind, I'll make it publicly available at my NGL website.
>It's generally poor on Nilenga resources, and this will help add some
Thanks Jack, but could you hold off a few days until I get some of the
rough edges off it. I put it together last night late and I left some
things out. I had been using a smaller version. Also if you have any
additions to the cheet-sheet and pronoun set you would like to add,
let me know.
>I use a different system (A CSV database of the Ogden words, plus open
>files for varrious proposals as I write with micro-emacs) but I am
>definitely glad when other people share their meathods.
Well I appreciate that you're trying to get as much mileage out of the
Ogdens and their derivatives as possible, and that provides a check
against an unstructured and chaotic vocabulary development. My only
objection to this route is the word length that sometimes happens.
I have a space holder for your website in the writekit and I will put
the URL in. It seems that you and I and Stephen and Carlos are the ones
who are currently making the revolution, and I do pray we wind up long
term friends. And that the burden of building NGL will be shared with
many others, including some of the lost contributors from the early
> Jack Durst
>[this posting written in Net English]