Re: Subject: Colored Scripts
|From:||Davis, Iain E. <feaelin@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 31, 2002, 14:29|
Of course 8% of 5-7 billion is a lot of people.
However, I would expect that a culture that uses a color-system would
have a very low incidence (or non-existent) of color-blindness.
I wonder if there are any persons that are color blind in the Benin and
Edo peoples that were mentioned earlier with a webpage (the url for
which I don't have handy).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clint Jackson Baker [mailto:litrex1@YAHOO.COM]
> Sent: Saturday, 2002 January 26 05:14
> To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU
> Subject: Re: [CONLANG] Subject: Colored Scripts
> As to the occurence of color-blindness, it's something
> like 8% of men and 0.3% of women, if I remember right.
> --- "M.E.S." <suomenkieli@...> wrote:
> > --- Kala Tunu <kalatunu@...> wrote:
> > > From: Patrick Jarrett <seraph@...>
> > > Has anyone ever heard of a script which
> > incorporated
> > > colors? It was an idea
> > > I had a while ago and have been letting ferment,
> > was
> > > just wondering if any
> > > other conlangs, auxlangs or natlangs involved
> > > something of the kind.
> > > Thanks,
> > > Patrick
> > Not too fond of this idea - what would happen with
> > the
> > thousands or millions of people (--don't have actual
> > stats on that number) who are color-blink? My
> > partner
> > cannot distinguish red from green!