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Workshops Review #13

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Sunday, March 23, 2003, 18:34
Dear friends, to your kind attentions I hereby present
REVIEW #13, the week from Mar 16 to Mar 22, 2003
Conlang authors are mentioned in [square brackets].

Amerind Conlangs:

Still silent.

East Asian Conlangs:
16 msgs. Discussing projects: Hawali [Raven Silverwings]. Ubykh [natlang] as a
consonantal monster. Are there any langs with 0 vowels? Tok Pisin and/or
Bislama as potential IALs.


72 msgs. Almost a record. Top hit of the week (for the second week along).
Discussing projects:
- Jovian [Christian Thalmann],
- Fortunatian [Habarakhe Theophilus],
- Carrajena [Adam Walker] (alternative timeline available at ),
- Wenedyk [Jan van Steenbergen]

- How to call "Anjou" and "Carthage" in your conlang? Adapting proper names.
Latin adjectives at "-ensis".
- How to show vowels with macrons and brevs in html documents? Test page for
this at . Html design: Unicode fonts (look
at and/or for IPA).
- Almost (?) off-topics: gemination mark in Arabic. Victorious Donatists --
alternative religious history.
The list was attacked by a spammer whose words may become an interesting
translation exercise.

Horrible silence in the air since Feb 10. C'mon, guys!

West Asian Conlangs:
At last! Silence is broken by our good friend Theophilus who announced a site
about Guanche [natlang].

Cheers, ppl,
world is vile - make love,
"Estne in vino veritas? -- Non est, pater optime, sed in spiritu."


Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>