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[log in to unmask] writes:
>don't be so hard on Lu Su, pretty please!
>it would be great that other non-indoeuropean native
>speakers be part of this list (and i hope Lu Su won't flee
>from here).

At this point, i really dont care if we lose Cheng Zhong or not. I told
cheng three times to stop sending me email and to reply ONLY to myself.
Cheng HAD to have consciously put a reply to the list of people spammed in
the replies to emails that i wanted to keep off list (to avoid friction
with other list members). It's one thing if they had responded in kind to
my post in private, but ignoring my requests only proved to me that Cheng
Zhong isnt trying to be nice, or find a place on the list, but to cause
trouble. It's just my humble opinion of course. If cheng was having
problems subscribing, then cheng should have asked someone privately how
to do it (the list manager), NOT picking a group of random people and
continually emailing them despite requests to be taken off of cheng's
list.


>QAFT i am aware that in the case that Lu
>Su were inferring that an auxlang should not feature a
>mandatory plural affix, then he/she should rather develop
>this topic on AUXLANG --does that list still exist btw?


Cheng was told several times what conlang was for, that it was for
discussing grammar, phonology, aesthetics, etc. NOT for discussing the
merits/disadvantages of one language or another. Cheng Zhong was doing
JUST that, discussing why english plural s was bad, or confusing. Cheng
also hinted at auxlangs. Therefore, cheng belongs on AUXLANG, *not*
CONLANG. And yes, Auxlang still exists.