Re: Exolangs (was Re: [relay] Planing)
|From:||Amanda Babcock Furrow <langs@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 6, 2006, 3:15|
On Sun, Nov 05, 2006 at 12:00:11AM +0100, Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:
> > Ah, a space ship turning into a camel (or analogue) and a
> > blaster into a dagger. How gratifying! Hmm, what would be
> > the 'technological inverse' of a lightsaber, really?
> A "glistening sword", or something like that.
No, I think the inverse would be, instead of a low-tech item (the
sword) rendered in a high-tech format (laser), a high-tech item in
a low-tech format. I.e., something from a steampunk genre :)