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Wiki page BPFK Section: Subordinators changed


rlpowell posts: 14214

On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 01:51:04PM -0700, John E Clifford wrote:
> Oh boy! Do you mean "with there not being a referent"?

Nope.

> Do you mean "having something called 'nothing' as a referent"?

Yep.

> In that case, Fridegesis,

Huh?

> what sort of thing is it and so on along that line.

It's nothing. I don't see a problem with "See that variable? OK, it
represents nothing-ness.".

Clearly other people see a problem with this.

-Robin

> robin:
> > pc:
> >In Robin's defense, there do seem to be cases where pronouns (in
> > natural languages, not yet officially in Lojban) do seem merely to
> > repeat words, not referents,
>
> Actually, it's just that I don't have a problem with having nothing as
> a referant.
>
> -Robin

 



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