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Chris Bates said:
> Just out of interest, does anyone know of any (relatively) sucessful
> auxlangs whose creators have studied pidgins and creoles for ideas?
> Creoles and pidgins are, afterall, auxlangs created by (at least two)
> whole communities based on what they find easy and convenient as a means
> of intercommunication. Surely it makes sense to study them if you want
> to create an artificial language doing the same job, just like it makes
> sense to study the real thing if you want to create an artificial heart
> or something like that to find out the design requirements.


Why create an artificial language when you can just use an existing creole?


-- Mark