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Discussion of "planeta"
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Comment #1: Redundancy
Curtis W Franks (Thu Feb 13 07:48:05 2014)

Is not terdi exactly equivalent?

Comment #2: Re: Redundancy
gleki (Thu Feb 13 08:05:14 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> Is not terdi exactly equivalent?


probably.

Comment #3: Re: Redundancy
Lorenzo Von Matterhorn (Thu Feb 13 21:05:05 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> Is not terdi exactly equivalent?


plini, rather.

Comment #4: Re: Redundancy
Curtis W Franks (Thu Feb 13 23:58:47 2014)

selpahi wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > Is not terdi exactly equivalent?
>
>
> plini, rather.

terdi is the planet that is home/inhabited by something. plini is a
planet in the physical sense and is essentially the same as mluni except
for connotations of size of body and of orbit/focus of orbit; plini and
mluni have physical characteristics pertaining to themselves and
characteristics of orbit (pertaining to their orbital system).

Incidentally, if one ever wants a demonstration of synonym/redundancy in
baselined Lojban, plini versus mluni would be it.

Comment #5: Re: Redundancy
Lorenzo Von Matterhorn (Fri Feb 14 00:12:03 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> selpahi wrote:
> > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > Is not terdi exactly equivalent?
> >
> >
> > plini, rather.
>
> terdi is the planet that is home/inhabited by something. plini is a
> planet in the physical sense and is essentially the same as mluni
except
> for connotations of size of body and of orbit/focus of orbit; plini and
> mluni have physical characteristics pertaining to themselves and
> characteristics of orbit (pertaining to their orbital system).
>
> Incidentally, if one ever wants a demonstration of synonym/redundancy in
> baselined Lojban, plini versus mluni would be it.

I think the x2 of planeta should be removed. Otherwise I can't call
uninhabited planets planeta, which is ridiculous.

Comment #6: Re: Redundancy
Curtis W Franks (Fri Feb 14 00:15:51 2014)

selpahi wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > selpahi wrote:
> > > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > > Is not terdi exactly equivalent?
> > >
> > >
> > > plini, rather.
> >
> > terdi is the planet that is home/inhabited by something. plini is
a
> > planet in the physical sense and is essentially the same as mluni
> except
> > for connotations of size of body and of orbit/focus of orbit; plini
and
> > mluni have physical characteristics pertaining to themselves and
> > characteristics of orbit (pertaining to their orbital system).
> >
> > Incidentally, if one ever wants a demonstration of synonym/redundancy
in
> > baselined Lojban, plini versus mluni would be it.
>
> I think the x2 of planeta should be removed. Otherwise I can't call
> uninhabited planets planeta, which is ridiculous.


I am generally not very happy with the word. While synonyms are okay, this
just seems overly unnecessary whilst we have perfectly fine, functioning
gismu for the same thing. If one were aiming for recognizability, I would
argue that the person being accommodated by the introduction of such
(natural language) words (for concepts that we already can express) should
just learn Lojban or go away (preferably the former).

Comment #7: Re: Redundancy
Curtis W Franks (Fri Feb 14 00:20:16 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> selpahi wrote:
> > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > selpahi wrote:
> > > > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > > > Is not terdi exactly equivalent?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > plini, rather.
> > >
> > > terdi is the planet that is home/inhabited by something. plini
is
> a
> > > planet in the physical sense and is essentially the same as mluni
> > except
> > > for connotations of size of body and of orbit/focus of orbit; plini
> and
> > > mluni have physical characteristics pertaining to themselves and
> > > characteristics of orbit (pertaining to their orbital system).
> > >
> > > Incidentally, if one ever wants a demonstration of
synonym/redundancy
> in
> > > baselined Lojban, plini versus mluni would be it.
> >
> > I think the x2 of planeta should be removed. Otherwise I can't call
> > uninhabited planets planeta, which is ridiculous.
>
>
> I am generally not very happy with the word. While synonyms are okay,
this
> just seems overly unnecessary whilst we have perfectly fine, functioning
> gismu for the same thing. If one were aiming for recognizability, I
would
> argue that the person being accommodated by the introduction of such
> (natural language) words (for concepts that we already can express)
should
> just learn Lojban or go away (preferably the former).

The only uses for which I can think of putting planeta would be either
trying to fuse terdi with plini in order to capture all of their
terbri (in which case a lujvo would do nicely), or for describing a rogue
planet (in which case orbital parameters and focus are somewhat
philosophically questionable and therefore plini may be arguably bad;
even in such a case, all sorts of arguments can be made for the use of
plini: delete terbri instead, form a lujvo or tanru instead, ignore it,
or simply realize that even rogue planets probably do orbit something
(just not a nearby star/massive body in many situations)).

Comment #8: Re: Redundancy
gleki (Fri Feb 14 06:26:33 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > selpahi wrote:
> > > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > > selpahi wrote:
> > > > > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > > > > Is not terdi exactly equivalent?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > plini, rather.
> > > >
> > > > terdi is the planet that is home/inhabited by something. plini
> is
> > a
> > > > planet in the physical sense and is essentially the same as
mluni
> > > except
> > > > for connotations of size of body and of orbit/focus of orbit;
plini
> > and
> > > > mluni have physical characteristics pertaining to themselves and
> > > > characteristics of orbit (pertaining to their orbital system).
> > > >
> > > > Incidentally, if one ever wants a demonstration of
> synonym/redundancy
> > in
> > > > baselined Lojban, plini versus mluni would be it.
> > >
> > > I think the x2 of planeta should be removed. Otherwise I can't call
> > > uninhabited planets planeta, which is ridiculous.
> >
> >
> > I am generally not very happy with the word. While synonyms are okay,
> this
> > just seems overly unnecessary whilst we have perfectly fine,
functioning
> > gismu for the same thing. If one were aiming for recognizability, I
> would
> > argue that the person being accommodated by the introduction of such
> > (natural language) words (for concepts that we already can express)
> should
> > just learn Lojban or go away (preferably the former).
>
> The only uses for which I can think of putting planeta would be either
> trying to fuse terdi with plini in order to capture all of their
> terbri (in which case a lujvo would do nicely), or for describing a
rogue
> planet (in which case orbital parameters and focus are somewhat
> philosophically questionable and therefore plini may be arguably bad;
> even in such a case, all sorts of arguments can be made for the use of
> plini: delete terbri instead, form a lujvo or tanru instead, ignore
it,
> or simply realize that even rogue planets probably do orbit something
> (just not a nearby star/massive body in many situations)).

Since mluni-plini clash is pu'o solved, since the default value of
terdi2 is equal to Sol3 planet aka "The Earth" and thus not very useful
I'm removing planeta2.

Comment #9: Re: Redundancy
gleki (Wed Nov 12 19:59:35 2014)

Definition edited. The distinction between planeta and plini added.

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