Re: visual languages
|From:||Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 4, 2003, 7:05|
Estel Telcontar wrote:
>I see that people are talking about visual languages, and looking for
>info. I don't think Nokta Kanto's Harpelan has been mentioned yet;
>it's a neat visual conlang; I believe the website address is:
I've seen that a few times before, and it is cool. Sort of looks like a
tree made of Kanji. Sort of.
Timothy Ingen Housz's "Elephant's Memory" has a different approach that
varies both direction and size of characters.
A less transparently 'visual' one, but also non-linear, is Aaron Ruimy's
But all that exists for that is a Babel text; I can't find any grammatical
And on the other hand, the coolest *phonetic* writing system in the history
of time (in my humble opinion) is Mark Rosenfelder's Elkaril:
Which was mentioned here -- I can't remember by whom -- a few months ago.