I've added a whole bunch of examples using temporary vocabulary, such as Cat and "fish". Some sections still need examples, however. One problem* is organization, e.g. Tense needs to follow Clause Chains but Clause Chains needs to follow Tense.

* besides those below


On Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:10:39 -0400, J S Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I know, you're all waiting for more examples in the documentation, but that
> requires predicates in the vocabulary. I have 2 problems with that that need to be
> solved:
>  1. I need to figure just how alien the language users are and in what ways so I
>  know what definitions to make predicate roots for (e.g. color terms).
>  2. I also need to figure out how I should assign roots to the definitions. Roots are
>  either 2 letters, the 1st of which is lower case (a-x), or 3 letters, the 1st of which
>  is upper case (A-X). I could go down the definition list and assign them in order
>  (aa, ab, ac, ...) or semi-philosophically or maybe find a random word generator.
>On Sat, 8 Aug 2015 14:39:12 -0400, J S Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Comment in this thread specifically on the language and documentation.
>> Please use the old thread for philosophy discussions.
>> I've started another chapter on lexical topics; otherwise, I've been making
>> incremental improvements. I'm a bit stuck on how to fix the Basic Morphosyntax
>> organization. I'll probably use an apostrophe as the separator between a
>> numeric token and a pronominal suffix, e.g. 4#123'5  "It's the 123rd of them."
>> (4 is the index for _them_ and 5 is the index for _it_ here).
>>On Thu, 6 Aug 2015 17:33:54 -0400, J S Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Progris Riport
>>> I've been working on cleaning things up a bit, including uploading the
>>> mysteriously missing chapter (nobody told me!). The number system is
>>> now octal, which helps a lot. However, I still haven't made much progress
>>> on the Basic Morphosyntax chapter. Also, I have to decide on which separator
>>> character (at the ASCII level, not the "original" level) to use when a numeric
>>> word takes a pronominal/index suffix.