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Re: Real Conlangs Here, Made-to-Order!

From:Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>
Date:Monday, April 28, 2003, 14:30
On Mon, 28 Apr 2003 21:31:43 +1000 Tristan McLeay <kesuari@...>
> Robert B Wilson wrote: > > >On Sun, 27 Apr 2003 21:59:31 +1000 Tristan McLeay > <kesuari@...> > >writes: > > > > > >>As has been mentioned, you speak a language. I understand that you > >>have > >>a language gene. That certainly helps. Program a computer to have > a > >>means of communication and in the absense of one, it'll make one > too. > >> > >> > > > >i programmed a computer to send data to and receive data from > another > >computer without giving it a means of communication... it didn't > work. > > > Well, then you didn't do it properly. I meant you had to succeed.
perhaps you could explain what i did wrong? i am saying it is impossible to succeed. no computer can do anything that it is not programmed to do. unless the computer were programmed to make a means of communication (which most people would consider giving it a means of communication), it cannot make one.
> Tristan <kesuari@...>
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