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.