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On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 11:19 AM, uakci <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On 7 November 2016 at 02:41, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 6 Nov 2016 16:55:36 -0700, Logan Kearsley <
> [log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >On 6 November 2016 at 15:40, uakci <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >> [...] If I
> > >> want to say "I love you", I'd need the observative evidential and the
> > >> factual 'tense',
> >
> > I betcha you could find a better name for your second category than
> > "tense".
> >
>
> ​I went for 'tense' while I was planning on a simple past–present–future
> system, but then it grew in the direction I didn't expect, but the name
> 'tense' stuck... but I have no idea how to call this distinction.
>

 Well, "factual" would probably be a mood (realis). It depends on what the
possibilities are.