Re: LUNATIC again
|From:||Logical Language Group <lojbab@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 8, 1998, 13:35|
>>What is a relex again?
>A "relex" is what people on this list usually call what lojbab has been
>referring to as a "code", namely a creation in which the words, or maybe
>the morphemes, of a source language (usually the creator's own) are
>given a new sound representation, without the structure of the language
>being changed in any other important way.
To correect you, my claim is that you can have codes that are not mere
relexes. Relexes are codes, but you can have structural changes that
remain codes as well. Generally if you can manipulate the text mechanically
in a context free manner to achieve equivalence, I would call it a code.
Thus a language which has a different aspect system than English is a
code if mechanical transformation and substitution will get you the
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