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Discussion of "maksi"

Comment #1: Asymmetry
Curtis W Franks (Sun Mar 6 08:43:37 2016)

This word is asymmetric with "dikca". For the purpose of practicality,
this asymmetry may be justified. For the purpose of aesthetics and theory,
it is not. Additionally, it could be argued that the "producing field"
model describes everything necessary, and with fewer terbri (and ones which
are arguably easier to use); so, "dikca" could/should switch to it. On
the other hand, fields can be rather difficult to describe, especially in
detail, so switching to this model could be taken to be kicking the can
down the road for later; the simplicity is only at the first level and
there are no free lunches. Still, I think that this model is more robust.

Alternatively, we could have a word for "x_1 produces a field of type/for
interaction x_2 with description/properties/model x_3; x_1 interacts
(x_2)-ly in manner x_3; x_1 does/produces x_2(-al field); x_1 (x_2)-s".

Comment #2: Re: Asymmetry
gleki (Sun Mar 6 12:54:01 2016)

krtisfranks wrote:
> This word is asymmetric with "dikca". For the purpose of practicality,
> this asymmetry may be justified. For the purpose of aesthetics and
theory,
> it is not. Additionally, it could be argued that the "producing field"
> model describes everything necessary, and with fewer terbri (and ones
which
> are arguably easier to use); so, "dikca" could/should switch to it. On
> the other hand, fields can be rather difficult to describe, especially in

> detail, so switching to this model could be taken to be kicking the can
> down the road for later; the simplicity is only at the first level and
> there are no free lunches. Still, I think that this model is more robust.
>
> Alternatively, we could have a word for "x_1 produces a field of type/for

> interaction x_2 with description/properties/model x_3; x_1 interacts
> (x_2)-ly in manner x_3; x_1 does/produces x_2(-al field); x_1 (x_2)-s".


once BPFK changed an almost unusable definition of mabla. These
dikca/maksi can be similar in that regard. Although, BPFK had no one to fix
them.

I suggested
letri = x1 shows electric properties in x2 (property of x1)
magneti = x1 shows magnetic properties in x2 (property of x1)

with electro-magnetic being "letri je magnetic" although ANY other logical
connective like ja, jonai would do.

polarity etc. could go into x2.

Your "field" would be a different word.
Existing dikca and maksi can just be made obsolete. They were used almost
always in tanru that is via cheating predicate logic.

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