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rlpowell posts: 14214

On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 07:17:22PM -0800, Jorge Llamb?as wrote:
>
> --- Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> > > Option 3:
> > >
> > > * SI is NOT an allowed ZOI delimiter.
> > >
> > > * SI after ZOI eats through delimiters and text seperately, so
> > > four SI in a row are required to erase a ZOI.
> > >
> > > * SA+ZOI puts you back in the ZOI. Since SI can NOT be a
> > > ZOI delimiter, SA+ZOI+SI is the fastest way to delete the
> > > whole thing.
> > >
> > > * This would mean that the only case where WORD + SA + same
> > > category as WORD + SI doesn't == nothing would be with ZO.
> >
> > * Furthermore, ZOI+SI == nothing, rather than being the
> > beginning of a ZOI clause that requires a 5th dan Lojban black
> > belt to get out of ("zoi .y. si .y. .y. si si si si si").
>
> I too like this option. SA and SU should be disallowed as ZOI
> delimiters as well.

Doing so adds very little functionality, but yeah, might as well.

> BTW, is there any way to get out of a ZOI clause if you forget
> what you used as an opening delimiter? You just start reciting the
> dictionary?

/me chortles.

Yeah, I think you're screwed at that point.

-Robin

 


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