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Yeah yeah, I know.  Forgive me, its hard making a
sUrvey.  Alright, any of you who want to include a
priori/posteriori in the survey, that's great.

I know that making a survey is a way of inadvertantly
pidgeon-holing the thing you are surveying and that
most languages aren't pidgeons.  Sometimes they're a
rhinoceros.

The purpose of the servey is to 1.  see what other
people put into a conlang  2.  get to know the
different conlangs, and 3.  determine the
extensiveness of the conlang.  So if any of you don't
like the survey, tell me why and how your conlang is
different and explain your conlang to me in a brief
grammatical scetch.

If your conlang happens to be a green alien from Pluto
that eats pidgeon-holes for breakfast, just type
anyway.  Anything will probably do.  I'm writing a
conlanging book, for goodness sakes!  I'm desperate
for conlangs to write about!

Thanks,

Heather


--- Jan van Steenbergen <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:
>  --- Heather Rice wrote:
>
> > Language name, creator's name, realative date of
> > creation (just any old number will do), country
> and
> > first language of creator, purpose of conlang
> > (auxlang, conlang, loglang, . . . ).
>
> < SNIP THE REST >
>
> Before I'll start to fill in the form, I would
> strongly suggest you to make one
> modification in your questionary, now that it's not
> too late yet.
> What I have in mind is the a priori/a posteriori
> distinction: where did the
> language steal its vocabulary and grammar?
> And since I am basically an a posteriori conlanger,
> I would also add the family
> the language belongs to (for example: romlangs,
> celticonlangs, etc.).
>
> I think it would be unfair to leave this subject for
> the notes section.
>
> Jan
>
>
>
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