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>Matt Pearson wrote:
>> I'm flattered!!  If only Tokana would settle down a bit.  I'm
>> doing yet another major overhaul on the Tokana Reference
>> Grammar, which should be finished by the end of the month
>> (I work on it for an hour or two every week, and of course
>> feel guilty every second).  There are lots of new features,
>> both to the language, and the grammar:  I've begun to get
>> systematic about verb classes in Tokana (which case forms
>> are used with which arguments, etc.).  I've added an
>> antipassive, eliminated reduplication and denominal verbs,
>> and done a complete overhaul of motion verbs.  I've also
>> added new sections to the grammar on adverbs.  And then
>> there's the two new cases (allative and comitative) which
>> got added to the language last year, but had not yet been
>> incorporated into the grammar before I began the latest
>> revisions.  A conlangers work is never done...
>
>It's not flattery, it is well deserved.
>I am sure we are all looking forward to seeing how things work
>out when it settles down, but I am still not entirely convinced
>that conlangs can stay settled. :)

Well, I don't mind continual expansions and contractions of
the vocabulary.  That's only natural.  But I wish I could manage
to stabilise the morphosyntax so that I wouldn't have to revise the
reference grammar continuously.  The morphology is especially
troublesome in this regard.  I must have cycled through about
two dozen different sets of noun case endings, for example.
I can never seem to find *the* perfect set of suffixes...

Matt.