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Re: Wikipedia:Verifiability - Mailing lists as sources

Date:Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 18:32
In a message dated 2/26/2008 12:05:46 PM Central Standard Time,
dirk.elzinga@GMAIL.COM writes:

> I also do not agree with the premise that language > construction is an "art." I do not engage in language construction as an > artistic endeavor. For me it really is like building a model train (a cliche > by now, but appropriate here). It involves some skill and a fair amount of > aesthetic judgment, and so is something that may better be called "craft." > > But of course I can only speak for myself, and I do not deny that others > feel an artistic impulse in language construction. > > Dirk >
To many people crafts are a form of art. stevo </HTML>


And Rosta <and.rosta@...>conlangs as art (was: Re: Wikipedia:Verifiability - Mailing lists as sources