Re: TECH: word and syllable generation, sound changes and text generation
|From:||Aaron Morse <artlangs@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 16, 2005, 20:01|
I myself am a programmer, and I look forward to see how this works out. I've
done basic word generation, but never anything on this scale. I look forward
to seeing what will happen when it is done. I hope you'll write out a more
basic tutorial, as I don't think I understood all that was said on that
Good luck, looks amazing :)
On 4/16/05, Tony Jebson <jebbo@...> wrote:
> (My first post to this list!)
> A few weeks ago, I started on a naming language for some fiction and
> decided I needed a bit of automation in generating syllables and words.
> As is usual, I got absorbed in the technology and now have a full blown
> compiler and the start of a development environment!
> The syntax I'm using can be seen at
> Any comments on this gratefully accepted . . .
> As for the state of things, the tool can:
> - define which characters from the IPA are in the alphabet
> - assign an ascii representation to each (primitive as of now!)
> - generate syllables / words from rules as described in the link
> - generate text from rules as described in the link
> - no named variables yet, only $1 through $n (scope within a
> - no lexicon yet, so generated word need writing down by hand :-(
> - no syntax highlighting editor yet
> - no wizards for automating the initial stages, though I've almost
> one for generating number-systems
> - the parser isn't very robust yet
> - sound changes don't work yet
> Anyway, in another few weeks, I'll post a binary but for now I'm just
> after comments on the syntax.
> --- Tony Jebson