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Policy on Personal Conlangs?

This just crossed my mind now-with the new incubator and crowd-sourced language learning, what would be the regulations or guidelines for, say, me creating a course to teach a personal constructed language? I was considering difficulties such as lack of moderation (since, by definition, only one person knows the language), as well as acceptance and, obviously, interest. Thank you!

October 10, 2013



I think it should be allowed, but it should be apparent and disclosed fully that the language is A. Constructed, and B. Done so by a user, so as to differentiate it from Conlangs like Klingon, Elvish, Esperanto, etc, that have a broader base. Such as Klingon and Elvish being tied to a fictional lore or with Esperanto being a conlang for auxiliary use.


There should be 2 types of courses, high quality and low quality. Low quality courses should be able to be created by anyone without regulation and permission of Duolingo. Duolingo can do some advertisement in the low quality courses since there wouldn't be any other way to profit from those courses.


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