I scanned a few Max Talmey's  Arulo pages once, at 
the LC, I believe. But I'm thousands of miles away now. 

What I had was not enough to understand what he 
thought he was doing. Beyond Arulo as such, he 
spoke of creating the Model Language.


Talmey was very bright, but I see little in what I have 
of his IAL material of his to show what he felt was
so different in what he was doing.

I'll send you some of his comments. There may be
some ideas of interest to others here as well.


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On 2014-09-25 10:06 PM, Leo Moser wrote:

> Dr. Max Talmey was a very interesting man. He followed Esperanto, 
> (later reported on its defects), then Ido -- which he tended to call 
> 'the International Language' or "the IL," or ILO.
>   But Talmey felt that 'the IL' could be reformed, made a more 
> significant intellectual instrument.  I have seen some of his Arulo 
> work, etc., and glowing stories about it, but I see little to warrant any
great enthusiasm.
> I'd welcome any impression you may have of his projects, since I have 
> not seen his work in any full format.
> [trim]

As I mentioned, the Library of Congress catalog lists four works by him
apparently bearing directly on IALs (two on Arulo). The dates are not
unequivocally such to put them in the public domain, but perhaps something
could be done under the Doctrine of Fair Use (in the US copyright law).
Maybe I can get down there one day next week and take a look. :) (Depending
on size I might be able to make photocopies or "rough" (but usable) PDF
color scans (if the free scanners are working correctly).

Paul Bartlett