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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 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- > lang > 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 > Judean > 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 > more > like those art-circles that split into more and more smaller and > smaller > groups, all sniping at each other instead of making, you know, art.
I think this person IS a conlanger, not a "mainstream" outsider. Hopefully no one feeds the troll...
> > I'd like me a lifelong artists' grant now, please, for surely that > comes > next? > > > t.