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Re: Conlang Dream

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 15, 2005, 19:47

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 21:45:02 -0600,
Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:

> Rob Haden wrote: > > On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 21:33:34 +0100, =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=F6rg?= Rhiemeier > > <joerg_rhiemeier@...> wrote: > > >>P.S. A few days ago I had a daydream about a visit in a Zireen city. > >>It looked just like a modern western city (Herman Miller certainly > >>has different ideas) except that everything was about half normal > >>size, and some buildings, signs, etc. had odd colours. There were > >>posters, paintings, etc. where some of the colours were off by > >>adding or subtracting red (which is invisible to Zireen).
For example, there were traffic lights like those in modern human cities, but the colours were yellow, blue and ultraviolet instead of red, yellow and green (the UV light bordered on the visible range, such that a very faint violet shimmer could be seen).
> Hmm, I don't imagine Zireen living in anything much like a modern > western city, but it sounds like an interesting daydream. Now I'll have > to find out what a Zireen city looks like. Although they're high-tech, > they still have a strong sense of artistic balance and love of nature, > so there would be lots of open areas and trees everywhere among the > buildings.
Quite much like the British Elves. Greetings, Jörg.