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On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Aidan Grey wrote:

>  Okay, here's who wants to be involved, so far:

I'd like to be in as well.

>
>  Elliott Lash
>  Dan Seriff
>  Amber Adams
>  Andrew Smith
>  Damiel Andreasson
>  Andrew Chaney (I think)
>  David Stokes
>
>  There are a couple questions to ask right of the
>bat: do we want a separate list to discuss this stuff
>on? Or should be just introduce a new header, like NGL
>used to? And what to call the project? I don't like
>Family project, but I suppose we'll have to wait to
>name the language family...
>

A new yahoo group, for example, would alleviate the problems
of traffic here on Conlang. Anyone not participating but
still interested in the project could look in and see what's
happening.

The only other viable alternative would be a private distribution
list.

>  On the the language topic, what level of family are
>people interested in? Indo-European level, or Romance
>level (I believe Andrew Smith prefers the latter)? I'm
>willing to go either way.

I'm neither one way nor the other - but an IE level deal
would allow a lot more lattitude on our parts.

>
>  And is this going to be an Earth language, or an
>alternate world? This is going to have a huge effect
>on historical development, for example. Myself, I'd
>prefer a new world, because my history sucks, and I
>could make up whatever history I like on another
>world.

I think an alternate world would be ideal.

Padraic.

>
>  Any other ideas you guys have for details needed to
>begin are welcome...
>
>  Aidan