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Obviously, this page isn't meant to cover machine communication. However, there is still a fundamental question of definition: To what extent is recognizability by a human as "language" part of the scope?
 
Obviously, this page isn't meant to cover machine communication. However, there is still a fundamental question of definition: To what extent is recognizability by a human as "language" part of the scope?
  
Specifically, where does the distinction lie between Flafi and a hypothetical vowel-heavy language dominated by [[wikipedia:Frequency-shift keying|frequency-shift keying]], not necessarily binary, similar to a Tarzan yell or bird song? I admittedly don't have a specific fictional or real-world example to which to point. --[[User:Eighty5cacao|Eighty5cacao]] ([[User talk:Eighty5cacao|talk]]) 01:15, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
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Specifically, where does the distinction lie between Flafi and a hypothetical vowel-heavy language dominated by [[wikipedia:Frequency-shift keying|frequency-shift keying]], not necessarily binary, similar to a Tarzan yell or bird song? I admittedly don't have a specific fictional or real-world example to which to point; I suppose that answers my own question about scope, but I leave this here as food for thought. --[[User:Eighty5cacao|Eighty5cacao]] ([[User talk:Eighty5cacao|talk]]) 01:18, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

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Frequency-shift keying: Doing a machine's job

"Never send a human to do a machine's job."

Obviously, this page isn't meant to cover machine communication. However, there is still a fundamental question of definition: To what extent is recognizability by a human as "language" part of the scope?

Specifically, where does the distinction lie between Flafi and a hypothetical vowel-heavy language dominated by frequency-shift keying, not necessarily binary, similar to a Tarzan yell or bird song? I admittedly don't have a specific fictional or real-world example to which to point; I suppose that answers my own question about scope, but I leave this here as food for thought. --Eighty5cacao (talk) 01:18, 4 August 2020 (UTC)