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by Logomachist
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: musi
Topic: len pi toki pona?
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

pakala. mi

lipu li pakala e lipu. mi ken lukin ala e sitelen. sina ken pona anu pona ala e ni?

Translation:
The website broke [itself]. I can't see the image. Can you fix (or not fix) that?
by Logomachist
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: sona pona
Topic: toki pona tawa jan lili pi toki ala
Replies: 6
Views: 4934

Wasn't the Toki Pona book to have a section about signed tp?

Wasn't the Toki Pona book going to have a section about signed tp?
by Logomachist
Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:52 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: The virtues of hard-to-read scripts
Replies: 6
Views: 3281

Re: The virtues of hard-to-read scripts

Did they specify what typeface(s) they used in the study?
by Logomachist
Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: A range of possibilities
Replies: 53
Views: 19871

Re: A range of possibilities

janKipo wrote:Simplified forms please. There are already a number of logogram suggestions a float.


QFT. Chinese needs complex characters. Toki Pona is minimalist and simple- stealing kanji would be a step backwards IMHO.
by Logomachist
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Toki Pona's community
Replies: 42
Views: 10134

Re: Toki Pona's community

janKipo wrote:Going with the flow and leaving behind all matters created by social convention seem nice ideals, but I'll settle for a good old-fashioned being incinerated in the Sacred Heart.


Eww. That sounds painful and bloody.
by Logomachist
Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:37 am
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Toki Pona's community
Replies: 42
Views: 10134

Understanding the Dao De Ching

The Warring States era, which was when most philosophy arose, did mess with literature a bit; the First emperor was worse. He gathered all the books he could get his hands on, sorted them out into piles. burned what he didn't like, then revised the orthography and had what was left copied into the ...
by Logomachist
Mon May 31, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Toki Pona's community
Replies: 42
Views: 10134

Understanding Daoism + 10 con lang success stories?

In the context of Western thought perhpas, but within Chinese philosophy he is not especially Daoist. All classical Chinese philosophers talk about the Dao, though they have different views of it As I understand it Chinese scholarship was destroyed during the Warring States period and when it was r...
by Logomachist
Sat May 29, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Toki Pona's community
Replies: 42
Views: 10134

TP design goals and evolution

I've backed away from wanting to add my own coinages to tp, but I do still hope it evolves to fulfill the needs of its community and doesn't stagnate. Sunzi is not particularly a Daoist, though every good strategist has to be one to an extent as going with the flow is almost as important as planning...
by Logomachist
Wed May 26, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: meli pi toki pona li lon ma seme?
Replies: 34
Views: 5317

Re: meli pi toki pona li lon ma seme?

Ooooo! I love the thought of a language for cooking, where a grammatical error would result in a spoiled dinner. I doubt this would work functionally as a language; but maybe as some sort of cypher. The usual problem with SWH is that it looks to language to somehow determine culture, when the influ...
by Logomachist
Wed May 26, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Toki Pona's community
Replies: 42
Views: 10134

Re: Introducing new nimi

But to intentionally, significantly expand toki pona's vocab is a radical departure from the original design goals. I'm not implying that we should give tp a 1000 word vocabulary. On the contrary, I think we should keep the official vocabulary small- just add a few well chosen words here and there ...

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