En réponse à Elliott Lash <[log in to unmask]>: > > This sounds like the Classical Latin system of tenses in > subclauses. When I first learned of these "relative tenses" > I thought they were very interesting. Nice idea you had > to keep them! > I didn't remember Latin had them! This idea came to me from other languages, but I don't remember which ones :)) ... I think it's a frequent feature in languages, that's why I thought it could be easily incorporated in a Romance lang.