Re: Non-linear / full-2d writing systems?
|From:||Sai Emrys <saizai@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 6, 2005, 6:41|
> Not necessarily. Generativity and the use of arbitrary signs have been
> reported by apes, for instance.
Then you'd have to admit they have 'language', unless you can think of
another way to differentiate human language from theirs.
> I only understand half of it, but this sounds as if you were claiming that
> for instance this discussion could as well be expressed in musical notes.
> How could that be (apart from inventing an artificial script that uses
> musical notes for letters)?
How could a sequence of 0s and 1s express anything?