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Dirk's Signature (WAS:Lighting Some Flames: Towards conlang artistry)

From:Elliott Lash <al260@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 12, 2002, 21:41
 Dirk Elzinga <Dirk_Elzinga@...> writes:

> Hey. > > Having blathered on for four paragraphs, I failed to recognize what I > felt to be the most cogent part of Jesse's original posting; the lack > of critical repsonses to each other's work. While I don't think that > we should formally declare "schools" of conlanging aesthetic (since I > don't believe language construction to be an art, and also because we > seem to have formed de facto schools already), I do hope that we can > give the grammatical posts which come our way more careful attention. > I, for my part, resolve to do this and to provide more feedback on > phonological matters which come up. I think we owe it to each other > to be more responsive to each other's work; that's why I joined the > list oh so many years ago -- to see what others had to say about my > ideas and to say something about the ideas of others.
I agree with what you said here and in the previous on to my question. :)
> Dirk > -- > Dirk Elzinga > > Man deth swa he byth thonne he mot swa he wile. > 'A man does as he is when he can do what he wants.' > > - Old English Proverb
Old English? or....extremely early Middle English? ...Maybe it's just the lack of thorns that get me thrown off :) Elliott


Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>