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Discussion of "entropi"
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Comment #7: Re: Boltzman entropy should be named as ...?
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jan 2 19:39:15 2015)

krtisfranks wrote:
> durka42 wrote:
> > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > krtisfranks wrote:
> > > > gleki wrote:
> > > > > Since notes go to the output pdf file the readers would wonder
> > what's
> > > > the
> > > > > word for Boltzman enthropy.
> > > >
> > > > I do not know. I have not worked that out yet (it is a rather
> general
> > > > problem wherein concepts (especially types) are names after
> I
> > > > would love for a word like «pe» that would always work on
> selbri.
> > (I
> > > > might be tired- it could be obvious).
> > >
> > > If there is no solution already, I propose a single GOI modifier
> > > allows a GOI construct to attach to a selbri with essentially the
> > > meaning and operation as the GOI would without the modifier and
> attached
> > > to a sumti. It would be an elegant solutions and would save cmavo
> space
> >
> > There is already the proposed po'oi.
> That is a clause attacher, which is similar. But, to my understanding,
> that is more like «mi remna no'oi ke'a banli tcini» or "entropi po'oi
> .boltsman. fakfi'i ke'a», which works but is wordier and
> conceptually/ideologically more troublesome than I want (even in this
> relatively simple situation). I was thinking «entropi CVV'VV pe la
> .boltsman.»
> doi gleki, does the example illustrate my idea well enough to answer the
> question about why I would prefer a cmavo? I think that it is more
> versatile (it can accommodate the differences between «pe», «po»,
> «po'e», «ne», and possibly other words more easily). A brivla might
> work and might even deserve creation, but a cmavo seems more natural,
> effective, and utile to me.

I have gone ahead and made «foi'e» for this purpose. If you have any
suggestions or commentary/critique, feel free to bring them up. If you
dislike it, downvote it (but I do think that it is generally helpful to
have around as a functionality). If you have alternative solutions, feel
free to propose them. :)

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