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Re: Non-linear full-2d writing (again)

From:Jefferson Wilson <jeffwilson63@...>
Date:Monday, January 23, 2006, 1:30
Sai Emrys wrote:

> First off - has anyone made progress on this since I first brought it > up in Mayish?
The Glyphica Arcana is a two-dimensional system, but I've joined since May.
> Second, a few specific points for pondering: > * how to have sememes that overlap or intertwine?
> * how to have the 'web' interconnected at higher-order levels (e.g. > paragraph plus)? > - would probably require that the subparts be semantically connected somehow...
The GA doesn't do this, sentences exist in separate blocks. I'm not sure yet how to distinguish paragraphs.
> * how to show a conversation or interplay of ideas? > - how to deal with converting, or obviating, the temporal-sequential > nature of normal conversation?
Aren't conversations linear by definition?
> - perhaps have one color per speaker, & some point-counterpoint > relationships of sememes - so it looks like a normal web, except > multicolor?
Interplay of (feedback between) ideas I'm still playing with. Nothing has been satisfactory so far.
> ... Any others that y'all have thought up or philosiphized about since > the last big NLF2DWS threads? > > Personally, I still find it very difficult to think about sufficiently > to get an idea of what it would look like concretely; I have some > abstract ideas of how I'd want it to work (still very much like > Heptapod B in skeleton) but no way of even sketching an example.
-- Jefferson


Sai Emrys <sai@...>