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Antonielly Garcia Rodrigues wrote:
> On 2/24/07, Dave Rutan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Plus Klingon is a Conlang, not even intended as an Auxlang.
>>
> 
> There is an Engineering maxim which says that the intentions of the
> designers are often not followed by users. Klingon certainly wasn't
> intended as a real-world auxlang, but I believe it is used as such by
> some people in limited contexts such as Star Trek congresses.
> Moreover, I guess fans sometimes use it to a certain extent to
> communicate with others in discussion lists on the Web. So, in a
> certain sense, it is an auxlang too. The same could be said, I
> believe, to Quenya and Toki Pona.

I suppose it's a credit to the creator of Klingon that the users can 
actually understand one another.  The language (I'm given to understand) 
was not engineered to be easy at all.

Dave
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