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Hi Steve,
We may be interested in starting an LSM wikipedia in the near future.  Is
it easy to paste from SignPuddle to Wikipedia?
We have a few translated children's story books in SignPuddle - could we
transport them to Wikibooks in the future?
Thanks
maria


On 7 November 2013 20:25, Stephen E Slevinski Jr <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

>  Hi SignWriting List,
>
> In the last few months, there have been several improvements that make it
> possible for Wikimedia Incubator to support SignWriting Text.
>
> All of the Wikimedia projects are now available to any sign language with
> a valid ISO 639 code.  The projects include Wikipeida, Wiktionary,
> Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikivoyage, and Wikibooks.
>
> We still have lots of work to do, but the rudimentary support is enough to
> get off the ground.
>
> This is an open invite to join the ASL Wikipedia as we move to the
> Incubator.  We are accepting new articles.  We have been writing the
> articles in SignPuddle and pasting the articles in the Incubator text areas.
>
> If you want to join us on Incubator, you'll need a Wikimedia login.
>
> After you log onto Incubator, select the link to the Preferences.
>
> Screenshot:
>
>
> In the Internationalisation section, set the preferences for a "Test wiki"
> of Wikipedia and a "Test wiki language" of "ase" for American Sign Language.
>
> Screenshot:
>
>
> New articles can be written in the ASL Encyclopedia section of SignPuddle.
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?ui=1&sgn=21
>
> Every article needs a page title as a unique entry with no more than 13
> symbols.  Additional symbols can be supported, up to a total of 19, but
> result in a less accurate sort.  The Formal SignWriting string for page
> titles must be less than 255 characters long.
>
> Once you have the title with a custom SignSpelling Sequence, you can use
> the FSW to create a new page using the Incubator search.
>
> To create a new page, use the FSW of the page title to search on
> Incubator.  The page will not be found, but if the title is short enough,
> you can create the page.
>
> Screenshot:
>
>
> Click the red link to create the page.  Paste in the body text and save.
>
> Regards,
> ∼Steve
> https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Slevinski
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