SignWriting List
September 12, 2011

Hi Trevor, Charles, Bill and everyone -

We all hope that we will be able to use SignPuddle on Safari someday- but meanwhile I believe you can read signs and literature on Safari, just can't compose I believe -

I will announce one new event next message and then I am going to go offline for a few days, as I need rest -

Thanks for your messages and no worries about anything - 

Val ;-)


On Sep 12, 2011, at 7:23 AM, Trevor Jenkins wrote:

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 1:56 PM, Bill Reese <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Charles, are you aware that, in common English, the way you often write is argumentative?  Your posts are often negative with baseless accusations.  I would think after your long association with Valerie that you would have adopted a tone of cooperation and collaboration.  Is this a cultural deaf way of writing?

I've never noticed this with Charles' postings here in the past and until the above comments had not seen anything unusual in the posting to which you refer.  These observations may be occasioned because I myself use a very deliberate accustative and argumentative style in my own emails. In my case it's not a Deaf (sic) way of writing -- I'm hearing --- but my preference and my right. It demonstrates my character, whether the reader likes it or not. If we were all to write in an homogenised fashion then this would be a poorer place indeed.

Subsequent emails would support Charles' original assertion that there is a limitation on the browsers that can be used succeedfuilly for adding and editing signs to SignPuddle.

All that said I don't like Safari as a browser and despite this post being typed on a Mac I'm actually using Firefox. However, when I use my iPad I am forced to use Safari no matter how much I hate it and lament the absence of essential tools (the most essential being AdBlockPlus) that I exploit in Firefox. So should I ever need to update SignPuddle while away from my desk Safari is what I stuck with. Seems I wouldn't be able to make use of SignPuddle then.

Regards, Trevor.

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