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On Wed, 23 Jun 1999, Sally Caves wrote:

> Irina, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!  This is a real conlang
> achievement, and all the more so because it brought eighteen
> people together, and invited them to explore another person's
> conlang.  Far from removing this kind of activity from the
> conlang list, I think we should keep it right here where it
> belongs.  Except for when people band together to help one
> conlanger sort something out in his language, as people are
> doing for Ed's Ciantwo, too often this list devolves into
> a kind of As For My ConLang kind of announcement.  But the
> RELAY translation got people involved with other people's creations.
> Any linguistic list can keep conversations going about the
> middle voice in ancient Greek or stative verbs... but only
> on Conlang do we speak to each other in our invented languages.
> Let's keep this game on the list and others like it.
> Good show, everybody!  And our hats are off to Irina for
> thinking of it!
>
> Tsory poy nwetis firrimby!
>
> Sally Caves
> http://www.frontiernet.net/~scaves/teonaht.html

I agree absolutely.  This was the first time I got to explore another
person's conlang, and I'll have to say that I really enjoyed translating
Steg's contribution.

BTW, the page is beautiful.