Re: Blade II Language
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 12, 2004, 3:43|
Jim Hoffman wrote:
That was Matt Pearson-- they wouldn't meet his price, which we all agreed
was reasonable and modest enough under the circumstances. There was quite an
extensive thread on the topic 2? 3? 4? years ago, including lots of
discussion of the language in Blade I, designed by linguist Victoria Fromkin
of UCLA (IIRC), who died and apparently left no notes on it, hence the need
for a new language in Blade II. Though I had the impression Matt wanted to
expand on the Blade I language.
Search the Listserv Archive for Matt Pearson, Blade, maybe Fromkin-- that
ought to turn up something.
> Anyway, I did a search on Google for info, but came up fairly dry. I did
> find this link: http://www.eofftv.com/b/bla/blade_2_main.htm
> one Anna Vovsová as being responsible for the vampire language. I
> understand that someone among our group had started to work on this, but
> ran into trouble with the production company and was dropped. Can
> anyone enlighten me on this? In particular, I'd really like details on
> the language, if at all possible or available.