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Re: introduction Middelsprake : artlangs & conlangs vs. auxlangs

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 29, 2005, 17:21

Stephen Mulraney <ataltane.conlang@...> writes:
> On 6/28/05, tomhchappell <tomhchappell@...> wrote: > > Ingmar does seem to be involved with an AuxLang project; but > > MiddelSprake is not it. > > > > I think that those things about MiddelSprake that Ingmar has chosen > > to post here, I would welcome here. > > > > Is that about what most others think? Or does it need modification? > > IIRC, under the ancien regime, discussion of auxlangs was not forbidden, > only promotion of them as auxlangs. That is, discussion of their technical > details was allowed. I'm not aware that any intentional change in policy > has occurred, though the occasional instances of auxlang-related trouble > sometimes has the result of suggesting to people that discussion of > auxlangs themselves should be forbidden.
The policy definitely has not changed. Details about any conlang whatsoever are very, very welcome as ever.
> IMHO, this doesn't make a lot of sense.
Indeed. And there's no need to change that policy as the only reason for flame wars would be promotion and advocacy, not a good discussion.
> For one things, auxlangs stripped of their politics are as > interesting as other conlangs.
Exactly. :-)
> And Ingmar certainly seems to be capable of keeping within the > allowed region of discussion, ...
Ingmar definitely is, yes. :-)
> ObConlang: Drat. No activity for a long time...
Yes. Maybe people are out for summer activities instead of working at their conlangs indoors. I *plan* to make progress with my newest conlang myself, but I must program the vowel harmony first -- I made a mistake last time when I presented the vowel harmony rules and did not notice that the name of the language itself was wrong... **Henrik