tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Apr 11 11:06:11 2002

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Re: ghorghvaD 'oH?

At 14:26 2002-04-11 +0000, wrote:
>I don't try to translate pithy, cryptic text someone else wrote.
>If you want to describe the full meaning of "When is it for?" and the context
>in which it will be used, I'll be happy to comment on it.

Aw, poor thing.  Am I being insufficiently Cartesian for you?  Do I need to 
diagram my sentences first?  Or are you not going to give me a gold star 
unless I start out with {vIghro' "Siamese" vIghaj.  "Fang" vIpong.  qan 'ej 
qu'.  ghewmey tlha' 'ej Qong}?

Contextlessness is a kind of context, and crypticness is a kind of 
clarity.  If you dislike this sort of semiotics, too bad, go back to 
reading the Z39.50 specs.

Sean M. Burke

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