Re: [-empyre-] C. S. Peirce and Code

But its still English isn't it?


On 17/10/05 2:09 PM, "Adrian Miles" <> wrote:

> around the 17/10/05 Roman Danylak mentioned about Re: [-empyre-] C.
> S. Peirce and Code that:
>> When people say "digital writing" how is this different to pen writing? Is
>> this different to typewriter writing? Does it then make a difference  to the
>> language  used if you write on an electronic word processor?
> yes. if only the medium of reception/reading is different (where is
> the beginning of my blog? the end?, or a real hypertext?).
>> Do I compose language differently for the telephone?
> absolutely. We have quite different protocols and rules for how we
> talk on phones. There is a very complex set of behaviours that
> controls turn taking for example, which since we can't see the other
> speaker is only linguistic. Also the simple activity of announcing
> yourself when the phone rings ("hi, it's Adrian speaking") is an act
> that is not done in any other context (eg having a conversation at
> dinner).

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