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New address!

Try accessing CALS through the new domain name! (It might not have spread to your corner of the world yet though, the Big Red Button was just pressed...) It's not the best domain-name for the job, as those are being squatted, but it is short and sweet and only two parts long.

Pinned: 2014-03-29 23:50

Feature-fixes

The code that connects a feature with a language has been greatly cleaned up, and as a side-effect it is now possible to explicitly remove such a feature. There is no undo though. There are lots of tiny improvements as well, for instance who gets to change what is now more sensible. Have a look!

Pinned: 2014-03-29 22:48

2014-04-20 19:26 New translation of "1HGT: want" into Usangtari by Brv

Oincɂiaŋ.

Oi-n-Ø-cɂi-aŋ.
have-1.SUBJ-3.OBJ-CAUS-OPT

I want to give it to her.

2014-04-20 19:22 New translation of "1HGT: negative #3" into Usangtari by Brv

Yon yəpaya oincɂito.

Yon-Ø
John-ERG
yə-paya
OBL-apple
oi-n-Ø-cɂi-to.
have-1.SUBJ-3.OBJ-CAUS-NEG

I don't give John the apple.

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