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Re: Inverse conlang relay

From:David Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Monday, April 6, 2009, 19:52
On Apr 6, 2009, at 7◊39 AM, Jim Henry wrote:

> Some people have said they're interested but haven't yet > mentioned the specific conlang they're offering for use in > the relay. So, if you haven't already, please post saying: > > 1. what conlang(s) you have that you think are well enough > documented for other people to translate into them;
> 2. what is the URL for any online documentation in said conlang(s);
> 3. what other materials you could send to a potential translator > in offlist email;
The Kamakawi document (100+ pages; .pdf).
> 4. what about this conlang is special? why might someone want > to spend a couple of months studying it and then translate > something into it?
Not sure.
> David Peterson, who used gzb in the first inverse relay, said: > > On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 10:38 PM, David Peterson <dedalvs@...> > wrote: >> And, man, let me say to whoever gets it this time, >> Jim's GZB is quite a trip! It's a fascinating language >> to use.
Indeed, GZB was quite the challenge! Using it is a kind of a different way of thinking. The potential user should be prepared, and might consider trying to translate some other text before the actual relay text comes calling. A lot of fun! -David ******************************************************************* "sunly eleSkarez ygralleryf ydZZixelje je ox2mejze." "No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn." -Jim Morrison


Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>