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rlpowell posts: 14214

This isn't bad, except for:

On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 11:29:32AM -0800, wikidiscuss@lojban.org wrote:
> Definition: Y is not a word.

Not a good idea. Inherently contradictory, for one thing.

> ZEI: Unless it has been turned off by a preceding magic word, it
> takes the previous word or magic word output,
>
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>
> BU: Unless it has been turned off by a preceding magic word, it
> takes the previous word or magic word output,
>
snip
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> SI: Unless it has been turned off by a preceding magic word, it
> takes the previous word or magic word output
>
snip

Again, where does this "magic word output" concept come from? These
aren't functions, they are streams of text to which we are applying
semantic meaning. Why not just stick with words?

-Robin

 


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