On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 16:13:13 -0500, MacLeod Dave <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Thanks for this link. I will check it out.
One more thing: these could be put on Archive.org for posterity as well.
There are a paltry few other items in the Library of Congress, but some of them seem not (to me) to be worth scanning or else are too large (such as one multi-lingual vocabulary) to scan into a photographic like image PDF.
2013/12/24 MacLeod Dave <[log in to unmask]>
The more the better! I'm really enjoying seeing these, thanks Paul.
To turn the subject back to the related Occitan idea of mine again: howvocabulary, yet manages to be independent and easy to learn? [...]
would members of the list design such a language? Something akin to LsF in
that it has a single source, but the source just happens to be modern
Occitan. How would one design a language that relies on a single source for
I am not sufficiently familiar with Occitan to respond to this particular point. However, the (old) proposals with regard to Interlingua / Latino sine Flexione are (were) that Latin was a widespread, almost Europe (and even further) wide, genuine auxiliary language for over a thousand years. I don't think Occitan can come anywhere near making such a claim.