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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] keeping "KLI folklore" words in word lists

Brent Kesler (brent.of.all.people@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



<div dir="ltr">As a regular user of boQwI&#39;, I can say the entries are clearly marked in a way that users cannot miss. For example, I wasn&#39;t familiar with {pabpo&#39;} so I typed it in, and this came up:<div><br></div><div>?pabpo&#39;</div><div>n. grammarian</div><div><br></div><div>That question mark is really conspicuous. I don&#39;t have to read the entry to know that I should be really careful about using that word. And once I think that, I&#39;m going to read the entry to figure out why I should be careful. Only the most careless novice would run with it--and they&#39;ll have a lot of other mistakes to fix anyway.</div><div><br></div><div>bI&#39;reng</div><div><br></div><div><br><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 6:15 AM, Lieven <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:levinius@gmx.de"; target="_blank">levinius@gmx.de</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">Am 13.12.2014 um 10:41 schrieb De&#39;vID:<span class=""><br>
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What&#39;s everyone&#39;s opinions on whether &quot;KLI folklore&quot; words like<br>
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I&#39;d briefly answer: use canon only.<br>
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A longer answer would point to the problem that many people do not read the entry completely so they may think the shown word is correct or real canon. Once an incorrect/fake/noncanon word is flying around in the web, it is really hard to catch it again (as happened with incorrect word {qaqItlhneS}, based on {qaqIHneS} &quot;I&#39;m honored to meet you&quot;)<br>
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You never know who will copy your word list or learn from it and reproduce it on other places, claiming it to be true klingon.<span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br>
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Lieven L. Litaer<br>
aka Quvar valer &#39;utlh<br>
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