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Jorge Llamb´┐Żas scripsit:

> > Which means you can't erase a BAhE with "si". Which sucks.
>
> You can erase with "any-word-but-BAhE SI", for example
> "ba'e da si" will erase any traces of {ba'e}.
>
> I think that little inconvenience is much preferrable to
> the introduction of exceptions.

Exceptions are all in how you look at it. The naive explanation of "si"
is "erases the word in front of it". Under Jorge's Exceptionless Rules
(as distinct from some other set of exceptionless rules, and it seems
strange to call rules "exceptionless" when each begins with "Unless",
but hey, whatever) it's more like "erases the word in front of it,
except when ... and when ... and when ..."

Simplicity, too, is all in how you look at it.

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