The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Sprache und Kommunikation im Internet [Language and Communication in the Internet]
The central theme of the volume is the language use, communicative behavioral patterns, and media-specific developments in the central areas of language and communication in the Internet. In addition to descriptions, the volume also provides a prospective view into the further development of language and communication in the Internet and is comprehensively supported by the link www.mediensprache.net.