Re: OT: auxlangers vs. artlangers (was OT: lingua fracas)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 20, 2003, 17:02|
Quoting Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>:
> >Or perhaps it is that people with a good feeling for language,
> >linguists or not, will realize that the little details don't really
> >matter that much for learnability or usability. If they should want
> Good point, and one I have wondered about re: the arguments... sorry,
> debates ... on AUXLANG.
> E.g. I myself do not care whether a romance based auxlang uses "le" or
> etc. as the definite article,
> or "-av-" or "-ab-" to mark a preterite, since I (and any speaker of a
> romace language?) can readily make such a minor shift in
Remind me, when I finally come around to start constructing the IAL to conquer
the world (by making the brains of all other people implode), to make the
definite article "lol".