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Mr. Chandler,
 
Please ask James to include computer terminology in this new language.
And if he won't be offended, please ask him to hurry up.
 
- Zeno
 
On Thu, 12 Nov 1998 17:01:30 GMT, you wrote:
 
>What James Chandler would like to have time to do, and what James =
Chandler
>can promise to do are unfortunately two different things.
>
>I have started a project to assemble a vocabulary of around 4000 words =
for
>a new IAL.  I don't know when or if that project will be finished.  I =
have
>a grammar worked out in my head, tho not worked out in detail on paper =
for
>a definitive schematic language.  I have decided on an approach I am
>calling "naturalness thru vocabulary".  The idea is to do without
>naturalistic elements as such and to try and get as natural as possible =
a
>schematic language.  The beauty of this is that one can concentrate =
one's
>efforts where they are most needed, in the vocabulary selection, rather
>than tinkering with more complicated derivational elements.
>
>If this project is ever finished, it is going to make Esperanto look =
like
>Volapu"k.
>
>James Chandler.
>
>PS.  It's not going to be called Novial-99, or any other such thing.  I =
do
>have a name I would like to use, but I'm not letting on for the moment.