Re: Non-linear / full-2d writing systems?
|From:||Remi Villatel <maxilys@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 8, 2005, 22:44|
Joseph Bridwell wrote:
> Interesting. There's a limited form of this in Nenshar (a conlang I
> played iwth after reading _The Languages of Pao_ by Vance. In the
> book, there's a language which is all nouns, pornouns & their
> states. I wondered how far this could go re: a real language, and [---CUT---]
Apparently working on Shaquelingua --my verbless conlang-- is affecting my
mind. My retrospective starting of thought with only nouns. ;-)
>>BuT this is no kind of writing system that can
>>you read aloud. You can only read it for yourself [---CUT---]
> Which raises the question of how the writing system developed.
Maybe some twisted^W inventive mind created it in his garage as a better way
to organize his thoughts? Totally invented writting system exist even on
Earth, like Cherokee, Braille, early Hangeul, etc.
>>I wrote a little 2D fairytale to illustrate my purpose.
>>(I hope that the list allows an attachment. It's only HTML.)
> Very cool!!! I believe it came through well.
> To my mind, starting at columns 4 or 5, a few misconceptions arise:
> Yferosia... made of light ... burning all; southern island... forged
> by magic.
That's what the thick lines are here for: to prevent such misreading. Do you
use such an old browser that it isn't CSS aware? Ad: Mozilla or nothing! ;-)