OT: Artlanging is now mainstream
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 19, 2009, 8:33|
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'd like me a lifelong artists' grant now, please, for surely that comes