On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 19:25:49 +0200, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Kjell_Rehnstr=F6m?= <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >2004-07-01 kl. 17.16 skrev Jacques Dehée: > >>> As I have been saying with the tenacity of a drunk Swiss cuckoo-clock: >>> If the language cannot be understood by a sizable number of >>> non-initiated speakers (something like Interlingua or Occidental) then >>> there has got to be lots of money or motivation to support it. >>> >>> Kjell R >> >> Of course ! >> >> And that is precisely the purpose of my double majority method >> >> (number of speakers x number of languages) ! ! ! > >Do you think you could demonstrate what such a language might might >look like. Just a short text will do. What I would appreciate is that >the persons behind such a language would provide records, so that one >could follow how they have arrived to one decision and not another. Or >perhaps better: to describe the methode used, so that everyone, given >the methnod were known, could recreate the langauge. > >In fact Poul Moth who first introduced Interlingua in Denmark published >his first little dictionary of Interlingua just knowing about the >method used and having acces to some rather short texts. You could cast >a glance at http://www.interlingua.dk where I think there is a >description about it. > >An example that might indicate what I am driving at would be the >"Kompleta detalosa gramatiko de la lingua internaciona Ido". There you >can often see why the people behind Ido decided to go for one word and >not another. > >All the best! > >Kjell R Previously collecting immense data from 36 languages, I'll be personally ready in 2007 ! But my method may be applied or adapted by anybody before, preferably by a European Union commission.