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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? Same question. - Sai