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Re: what is a loglang?

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, July 12, 2004, 4:59
Jeffrey Henning scripsit:

> I had assumed since Voksigid is predicate based that it was a logical > language. Why do you classify it differently?
Well, because it doesn't encode logic: the predicates are just zero-valence verbs (and in practice they have perfectly ordinary distinctions between core and peripheral cases). There's no machinery for logical conjunctions or quantified variables. -- John Cowan Assent may be registered by a signature, a handshake, or a click of a computer mouse transmitted across the invisible ether of the Internet. Formality is not a requisite; any sign, symbol or action, or even willful inaction, as long as it is unequivocally referable to the promise, may create a contract. --Specht v. Netscape