Re: OT: Artlanging is now mainstream
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 19, 2009, 15:22|
On Feb 19, 2009, at 2:32 AM, taliesin the storyteller wrote:
I think this person IS a conlanger, not a "mainstream" outsider.
Hopefully no one feeds the troll...
> I occasionally do a deep google on 'conlang' just to see if something
> new has come along. Today I found:
> Warning, it's both long and ranty and a bit angsty.
> So: first we had the auxlang/conlang split, and now we have a, what,
> artlang/engelang split? Artlang/artlang split? Inspired-by-natlang-
> vs. cannot-occur-naturally-lang split?
> I dunno, but it resembles those sections in Monty Python's "Life of
> Brian" where the People's Front of Judea is more busy fighting the
> People's Front, the Judean Popular People's Front and the Popular
> Front of Judea etc. instead of fighting the romans.
> So, we're no longer in the closet, for those outside we're looking
> like those art-circles that split into more and more smaller and
> groups, all sniping at each other instead of making, you know, art.
> I'd like me a lifelong artists' grant now, please, for surely that