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Re: AW: how would you like to improve the SignWriting List?

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Lucy <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 17:51:07 +0100

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OK, give me some time to find the the best free forum (no adds, archiving 
feature) and create one for us the SW users.

Lucy


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Erika Hoffmann" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 4:52 PM
Subject: Re: AW: how would you like to improve the SignWriting List?


>I should have said in my previous post that I would totally
> participate on a forum. I would just not like it to replace the
> existing listserv.
> Best,
> Erika
>
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 10:48 AM, SignWriting <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> SignWriting List
>> January 3, 2011
>>
>>> On Jan 3, 2011, at 12:57 AM, Lucy wrote:
>>> Your argument is that a new web forum would be too complicated etc. - I 
>>> understand this very well as I can imagine that people (especially young 
>>> people, web 2.0 generation) new to SW may think that a mailing list must 
>>> be a complicated and outdated thing. So, I see that none of you are 
>>> interested in a web forum and I don't feel encouraged enough to set up 
>>> one :-/. Lucy
>>
>> ---------
>>
>> Hello Lucy -
>>
>> I want to thank you for these ideas and suggestions - they are showing 
>> the differences in generation, and also the differences in purposes for 
>> Lists...I am sorry if our List is not ready to move their home to another 
>> home...moving is tiring and we are happy in the home we have lived in for 
>> over 15 years.
>>
>> Younger people need to take the initiative to setup web 2.0 sites for 
>> SignWriting, as the older generation are just stick-in-the-muds!
>>
>> We get used to one way of working, so I guess you can't expect too much 
>> from us here on this List...some of our List members have been on the 
>> SignWriting List since the late 1990's, and most members who have stayed 
>> this long are used to it and comfortable here...so you need new young 
>> people who are interested in SignWriting to start a new web 2.0 
>> site...starting fresh with a whole new group of young people...the next 
>> generation of signwriters...
>>
>> Although I want to learn web 2.0, I am not the person to create a web 2.0 
>> presence for SignWriting... it needs to be the younger generation...that 
>> is why I thought maybe you could do that if you want...but it will take 
>> time to find the new people...
>>
>> Meanwhile, the SignWriting Listserve was established to give technical 
>> support to users - 1. how to spell signs in SignWriting, 2. how to 
>> transcribe videos in SignWriting, 3. how to use SignWriting software, 4. 
>> discussions on linguistics and education and programming and so 
>> forth...BUT...it also has another purpose that is separate...5. it is 
>> archived for historical purposes so we can write the History of 
>> SignWriting based on the messages posted on the List, so I use the List 
>> as a way to announce new developments in the history of SignWriting, 
>> which are then archived and referenced later...
>>
>> So web 2.0 is important, but the SW Listserve is not the place to get the 
>> web 2.0 members - we need to find a way to reach out to the web 2.0 
>> generation - smile - I think this has been an important discussion and I 
>> will think about this...
>>
>>
>> Val ;-)
>>
>> Valerie Sutton
>> SignWriting List moderator
>> [log in to unmask]
>>
>> Post Messages to the SignWriting List:
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>>
>> SignWriting List Archives & Home Page
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>>
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>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
> Assistant Professor of Anthropology
> Oberlin College
> 

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