Re: Practical Conlanging
|From:||Matt Trinsic <trinsic@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 12, 2004, 0:18|
>>> It was wondering how other conglangers actually go about writing material
>>> their languages.
>>> As I said, I was wondering how this compared to other conlangers.I have an
>>> impression many on this list may compose directly onto the computer, but I
>>> not know.
>>> John Leland
Well, until last year, I did all of my language work in notebooks. Any
time the lexicon began growing large though, it started being
problematic flipping through pages looking for words. Last year I set up
a wiki ( http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl ) on an internal
webserver and have been using that. Just as a dictionary at first, but
now nearly everything related to the language is there. The only part
that I have yet to figure out is how to get the script into a computer.
I have considered scanning it in, but my handwriting leaves much to be