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Re: Sorry

From:J. K. Hoffman <ryumaou@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 31, 2004, 11:41
> Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:44:31 -0400 > From: Ben Poplawski <thebassplayer@...> > Subject: Re: Sorry > > Man, that *was* a sucky attitude. > > And I know what you mean, I'm a musician, too. I always disliked blowhards. > > Guess I should apply the Golden Rule here. And remember my place. > > An apology for being such a d**k. > > Ben
Ben, When I started playing around with this stuff almost 20 years ago, thanks to a really interesting, but linguistically poor, article in a gaming magazine, I got no encouragement from anyone. What's more, there wasn't anyplace, that I knew of, to talk to people and get help. At the time, I didn't even know what linguistics was! In the intervening years, I've learned a few things: 1) I'm an idiot 2) I'm often a jackass 3) I have no talent for linguistics at all 4) None of that should keep me from having fun trying to make languages anyway. I just wanted Afian to feel like it was okay to work in whatever creative way felt comfortable. I always find it interesting to see how other people approach problems that I've either dealt with or may in the future. Seeing someone else's thought process always provides insight into my own, if I pay attention to it. And, I was a bit under the weather yesterday, so I'm afraid the mild fever may have added a bit of fervor to my response. I apologize if I was a bit blowhard myself. Thanks, Jim -- Visit my resume at Why am I adding this to my sig? Because I was Googlespammed! Read more about it here: