Re: Comparison of philosophical languages
|From:||Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 20, 2003, 18:40|
--- Andrew Nowicki skrzypszy:
> [...] Of all the languages that I know Ygyde is the most promising
> because it does not have a complicated taxonomy and it is perfectly
> suited for coining new compound words.
Please stop this immensely stupid and pointless propaganda!!! This is at least
your third or fourth violation of Rule No. 1 in a few days. It sounds like you
really can't figure out how the world has ever been able to turn around its
axis without Ygede.
Let me ask you a simple question, Andrew: what are you trying to achieve with
these messages? Are you trying to convince people to learn your language? Then
you have definitely come to the wrong place. The Conlang List is a place where
all kinds of conlangers meet, because they share a passion for language and
create one themselves. We create languages because we enjoy it, because we
can't live without it, for the sake of beauty or intellectual game. But I'm
pretty sure none of us conlangs because he or she believes to save the world
with it. And I'm 100 % that nobody here is waiting for the language that ends
all other languages.
Has it ever occurred to you that people actually might feel offended if
somebody enters the list and with a lot of pooha announces his own language
that is better and more promising than theirs? How on Earth do you expect to be
taken seriously, then?!
Now, you are welcome to share your thoughts and experiences about conlanging,
and to ask questions that might help you improve your language. That's what we
are for. Just do not try to convince us that your language is better. Apart
from the fact that it is not true, such kind of nonsense just doesn't belong
And if you are trying to recruit speakers for your language, please to that
somewhere else. Believe me, other places will suit your purposes better.
"Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones
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