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Re: The Bay Area Conlang Conference

From:The Keenans <makeenan@...>
Date:Sunday, April 14, 2002, 22:51
Nik Taylor wrote:
> > Jesse Raccio wrote: > > Reading this made me wonder if this list ever > > attempted to create a conlang by committee, for the > > fun of it at least. It would be interesting to see > > such a creation. > > There was such an attempt a few years ago, but I'm not sure if anything > ever came of it. >
Has anybody here on the list ever heard of folkspraak? anybody here besides me involved with it? Basically its a committee creating a pan-germanic. Its all being done online too. and,,, we're experiencing a modicum of success. The secret to our success was allowing every participant to have his/her own form of the language. Since we're all using the same tecnique to create words and gramatical features and, the source languages are always the same, we figured how far off could someone go? This saved us from crashing and burning. -Duke
> -- > "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, > you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - > overheard > ICQ: 18656696 > AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42