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Re: artlangs as engelangs

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, July 20, 2007, 12:59
On 7/20/07, Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...> wrote:
> Conclusion: Certain criteria just refuse to be objectivized. > And that makes the difference between an artlang and an engelang.
So, to sum up: artlang: design motivated primarily by aesthetic and otherwise subjective considerations engelang: design motivated by objectively testable criteria auxlang: design irrelevant to categorization, which depends only on intended use, though presumably that use has a profound impact on the design. conlang: any of the above plus any other constructed language which may have design goals somewhere in between those cardinal points. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>