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

From:R A Brown <ray@...>
Date:Monday, January 23, 2006, 20:50
Yahya Abdal-Aziz wrote:
> > Philosophy ... ! Maybe the cart is before the horse? What do you want a 2D > writing system FOR? What > is the purpose of such a system? What advantages do you expect from using > two rather than one dimension?
I think you would find the first NLF2DWS thread both interesting & informative. It took place mainly during May 2005 and into the beginning of June. You will find these questions answered.
> Are we just trying to create such a thing > because, like a clever programmer, we can?
There is IMO little doubt that some 2D systems are basically created for that reason - but that is certainly not Sai had in mind, and I agree with him in referring to these systems as not _fully_ 2D. But, as I said, I suggest having a browse through "Non-linear full-2d writing - Part 1" :) [snip]
> >>Aren't conversations linear by definition? > > > Not in my house or extended family!
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