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Re: Question about making an HTML link to Conlang list

From:Rick Morneau <ram@...>
Date:Monday, November 2, 1998, 12:21

My thanks to everyone for their helpful advice on creating an HTML link
to the conlang list.

Mathias Lassailly asks:
> > Could you please give us an address or a hint of your > current conlanging project ? >
I'm continuing my work on the design of an interlingua to be used eventually in machine translation. You can read the latest in my (long!) monograph at:
> > Do you still avoid auxlanging ? >
My interest in auxlanging was never that strong and didn't last very long. I'm not much of an idealist, and you really have to be one to develop an auxlang. I see no chance at all of a constructed auxlang replacing English as a global interlingua in the foreseeable future. Besides, most auxlangs I'm familiar with are based on European languages, and I've always felt that an auxlang must be truly neutral. I also feel that a constructed auxlang must be completely self-segregating (a trivially easy thing to do!) and semantically precise, so that computers can deal with them as easily as humans. Very few people seem to agree with me on these points. :-( Regards, Rick -- Rick Morneau Denizen of Idaho, USA