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Wonderful stuff - I love the The Litany Against Fear translation!

Looking forward to immersing myself here.


On 9 June 2014 20:15, Daniel Bowman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Cam,
>
> Angosey's the language I created about fourteen years ago.  There's not a
> whole lot online (unfortunately) but I do have a couple of blog posts about
> it:
> http://glossarch.wordpress.com/category/constructed-languages/angosey/
>
> Welcome to the list, and we look forward to hearing more from you!
>
> Best,
>
> Danny
>
>
> 2014-06-09 22:35 GMT-04:00 白人キャメロン <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > Hello, I'm new to the mailing list. What is 'Angosey' you speak of?
> Sounds
> > fascinating, can you link me to where it's detailed in the archives.
> >
> > Hopefully me responding like this is cool with your protocols.(Also,
> should
> > I try and subject-line this as CHAT as it's social-sort-of?)
> >
> > Cam
> >
> >
> > On 9 June 2014 19:11, MorphemeAddict <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Also remember that perfect numbers share certain properties, but that
> the
> > > name "perfect" is simply a fanciful creation by a mathematician. They
> are
> > > in no regular sense of the word perfect.
> > >
> > > stevo
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM, Daniel Bowman <
> [log in to unmask]>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I guess I don't know enough about number theory, but what is the
> > > > > advantage of having a perfect number as a base?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > None that I know of.  In general, I think the utility of an integer
> > base
> > > is
> > > > pretty simple: the higher the base, the fewer symbols you require to
> > > > represent a number; but the more symbols you have to memorize.  For
> > > certain
> > > > branches of math, of course, having a base pi or base e would be
> > sensible
> > > > (in fact, you could argue that harmonic analysis does just that) but
> it
> > > > would be awful for counting purposes!
> > > >
> > > > I chose base-28 over base-6 because I would rather have more symbols
> to
> > > > memorize as opposed to longer expressions for a given number.  I
> > > developed
> > > > this epicyclic method of writing them in order to make it easy to
> > > remember
> > > > each digit.
> > > >
> > >
> >
>