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Re: TECH: "best" way to organize directory of conlangs

From:David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 19:39
I realize that Langmaker has been down for awhile, but�mightn't one contact
Jeffrey Henning first to see how�permanent its status is before reinventing
eleSkarez ygralleryf ydZZixelje je ox2mejze."�"No eternal reward will forgive
us now for wasting the dawn."��-Jim
Morrison����On Sep 3, 2008, at 12∞10 PM, Rick
Harrison wrote:��> I want to establish/instigate a directory of all known
conlangs.�> Someplace�> where I can see if the name I'm about to give my
project has�> already been�> used... or, if I suddenly remember Vling and
get a nostalgic urge�> to find�> its documentation, get a link to it. Just
a brief description with�> links for�> each language. Preferably each
description would be written in�> English and�> Esperanto so as not to
exclude nonanglophones.�>�> The question is, should I do this as a static
webpage, similar to what�> Richard Kennaway used to do, or a wiki? And if a
wiki, should I�> host it on a�> domain that I control (thus possibly
incurring a lot of bandwidth�> expense),�> or use a free/affordable wiki
hosting service? Wikis give me the�> heebie-jeebies because they can easily
become dominated by their most�> aggressive/obsessive users, but maybe in
this situation I have to�> consider�> that option.�


Ryan Dobie <ryan+conlang@...>