Re: Babelcode SourceScript as a conlang
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 18, 2003, 19:48|
On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 08:14:02AM -0800, Gary Shannon wrote:
An interesting project, but founded on faulty assumptions, IMHO.
I don't think meaning can be removed from its home language
and distilled into a linguistically neutral form; at least, not
the meaning of any non-trivial text. I don't think the myriad examples
of different translators producing different results given the
same source material and target language are a case of all but one of
them "getting it wrong", for instance.
> An interesting language for authoring works that can
> be accurately translated into any natlang (or conlang)
> by computer.