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Re: Conlang using hanzi... legal?

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 4, 2003, 21:37
Quoting "Fabrizio R. Del Ferraro" <phoenixdart@...>:

> Hi. I'm new to the list. I just wanted a little info ^_^
Wellcome to the list. I hope you've been warned about how addict it is ...
> You see, me and a friend of mine are creating a conlang, and the idea > of > using the Chinese Hanzi as a writing system seems cool to the both of > us. > However, we would like to know this: it's legal if we implement the use > of > hanzis into our conlang? I think so, but just to be sure... > Thanks in advance for the attention.
As everybody and their jaguarundis have already said, it's in no way illegal. More interestingly, could you give us some more info on your conlang? Is it similar to Chinese in structure? (If not, it may be hard to write it in hanzi. Then, the Japanese were evidently not told that.) Does it come with a conculture (fictional background) that explains why it should be written in hanzi, or is the writing system simply picked because it looks cool? Andreas