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Re: Question(s): creative spelling reform(s) of Techno-Greco-Latin-ish

From:Mark P. Line <mark@...>
Date:Friday, May 14, 2004, 16:11
J Y S Czhang said:
> In a message dated 2004:05:13 01:54:04 AM, mark@POLYMATHIX.COM writes: > >>Who said anything about semantically transparent universals and primes? >> >>You asked what the best orthography would be for international scientific >>vocabulary, and I said my vote was for pictographs. > > Hmm, mayhaps I was not _absolutely_ clear enough about it being > "spelling > reform" using/abusing the Latin alphabet :) or some "user-friendly" > semblance > of a phonemic alphabet.
Oh. In that case, I'd say this: Don't try to fix something that's irreparable. Instead, replace it with something new and hopefully better. If you don't want to do that, then leave well enough alone. -- Mark