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

David Trimboli (sustel@trimboli.name) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body><div><div style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Okay, I would like to add {'ughabugha} "make a point, present an argument" to the non-canonical word list. I have said this word.</div></div><div dir="ltr"><hr><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; font-weight: bold;">From: </span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"><a href="mailto:Christoph.PICHLMANN@agrana.com";>PICHLMANN Christoph</a></span><br><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; font-weight: bold;">Sent: </span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">‎12/‎15/‎2014 6:19 AM</span><br><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; font-weight: bold;">To: </span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"><a href="mailto:tlhingan-hol@kli.org";>tlhingan-hol@kli.org</a></span><br><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; font-weight: bold;">Subject: </span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Re: [Tlhingan-hol] keeping "KLI folklore" words in word lists</span><br><br></div>I'm not a fan of hiding information, even if it's for the assumed best of the user. I don't think it works in the long run.<br><br>While I agree with the problems, I don't think pretending those sounds have never been said doesn't solve them.<br><br>How about having an entry for the "klingon" word that merely reads "NOT CANON" ? Enough to acknowledge that yes, these sounds have been said, but no, they're not klingon.<br>It'll keep an uninformed user from using it, and others can then use other sources (i.e. the internet) to find out what's up with them.<br>But both can look up the word should they stumble across it, and don't have to assume that the program is outdated/incomplete.<br><br>Or have the explanation visible once you tap the "NOT CANON" if that's possible easily.<br><br>Christoph<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>Tlhingan-hol mailing list<br>Tlhingan-hol@kli.org<br>http://mail.kli.org/mailman/listinfo/tlhingan-hol<br></body></html>
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