|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 24, 2006, 13:10|
I like the wordplay in "LangCon", but feel it's too subtle and
obscures the fact that it's a conlang con and not a general
language/linguistics con. But other conventions exist that put the
"con" first in the name, so why not just call it ConLang? That makes
the association more explicit, at least to anyone who has heard the
On 2/23/06, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote:
> > And what proof is there that this is _not_ the FIRST
> > EVER conference devoted to the Arcane Arts and
> > Sciences of Conlanging? So proudly claim your due!
> > :-)
> My understanding is that it's the first in over a century, the
> previous ones being those in Europe about planned languages that
> birthed Volapuk and its descendants. I've not heard of anything other
> than that, except of course small local meets of a handful of people.
> If anyone can correct me on this, of course, please do.
> - Sai
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>