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SignWriting List
May 16, 2012

Thank you, Steve, for this new SignWriting MediaWiki Plugin (SWMP) !

I believe the SignWriting symbols used in the SWMP are the SVG Font? They look great!

See screen capture:







On May 16, 2012, at 11:42 AM, Steve Slevinski wrote:

> Hi List,
> 
> I've updated the SignWriting MediaWiki Plugin (SWMP).  You can view the test wiki online:
> http://www.signbank.org/wiki
> 
> MediaWiki is the software behind Wikipedia, Wiktionary, and more.  The SWMP is an extension for MediaWiki.
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:SignWriting_MediaWiki_Plugin
> 
> There are several sign language projects for Wikipedia and Wiktionary that have been "Verified as eligible".
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_new_languages#Open_requests
> 
> The next step for these projects is to " develop an active test project".
> 
> Currently, the SWMP allows the viewing of SignWriting within a MediaWiki install.  Sign data can be copied from SignPuddle and pasted into the MediaWiki software.
> 
> The purpose of the extension will be to run on the various WikiMedia Foundation servers.
> http://www.wikimedia.org/
> 
> I am actively pursuing this goal and hoping for the best.
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Writing_an_extension_for_deployment
> 
> Regards,
> -Steve