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META: Re: Let's return to conlanging (was: Li Lingue Modern)

From:David G. Durand <dgd@...>
Date:Saturday, October 31, 1998, 18:41
At 3:10 PM -0400 11/1/98, Matt Pearson wrote:
>The question is: Are these issues intrinsic or extrinsic to the task >of Language Design (which is what auxlangers and artlangers share >in common)?. In my opinion, both issues are intrinsic: Building >a convincing and internally consistent imaginary world is vital to >creating a good artlang, while considering how best to transition from >the design stage to real-world use is essential to creating a good >auxlang. >As such, both issues should be fair game for discussion on Conlang.
As has happened before, Matt clearly and concisely expresses a point that I've been failing to make. Thanks. -- David _________________________________________ David Durand \ Boston University Computer Science \ Sr. Analyst \ Dynamic Diagrams --------------------------------------------\ MAPA: mapping for the WWW \__________________________