Re: OT: Artlanging is now mainstream
|From:||Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 20, 2009, 19:00|
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 12:32 AM, taliesin the storyteller
It's one guy tossing out insults on his blog. A blog that gets no
comments whatsoever. A blog where his other posts are about trolling
an IRC channel (as a "social experiment") and saying that The Lord of
the Rings sucks because it is "gay" and "Jew-pardoning".
I don't think this counts as a "split".
> 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.