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September 22, 2011

Hi Charles -
Yes...I always liked the BSW interface that Steve developed - I am glad that you worked with this with a researcher - that is wonderful -

Binary SignWriting

And your article on how to order signs by symbols years ago, in the journal that Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa started for SignWriting, was an historic thank you for this you know, it is on the web:

Val ;-)


On Sep 22, 2011, at 5:49 AM, Charles Butler wrote:

I remember doing this with a researcher for our entire corpus so that we could, in theory, set up a one-to-one correspondence with a verbal description (SignText). 

When I am ordering a sign by its glyphs when posting a listing, that's what I am doing, really, assigning the order by groups. 


--- On Wed, 9/21/11, Alan Post <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

From: Alan Post <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: glyph-level description of a sign?
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Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 7:40 PM

In SignPuddle 1.5, I seem to remember there was this ability to look
at a glyph-level description of a sign--it would break out each
image and give various technical details about it--what group it
belonged to, &c.

Am I imagining that?  Is it available in SignPuddle 1.6?

*looks around my swis1 server*

Aha!  Like this page:

I want that page in SWIS2, or something like it--I particularly ould
like to look up the SymbolGroup for each glyph in a symbol.

Will you pull me through that?

.i ma'a lo bradi cu penmi gi'e du

Val ;-)

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