16.071 highly constrained language

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty (w.mccarty@btinternet.com)
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 01:10:24 EDT

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 71.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 06:07:38 +0100
             From: lhomich <lhomich@ualberta.ca>
             Subject: RE: 16.064 highly constrained language?

    re: highly constrained language

    The 'constraints' of language, particularly written language, are always
    exceeded by the imagination of its users. I've always wondered what the poet
    bp nichol would have made of the textual capabilities and constraints of
    computers. See, for example, The bp nichol Project site,

    Eric Homich
    M.A. Student,
    Humanities Computing
    University of Alberta

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