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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
> 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! ;-) -- ================== Remi Villatel ==================