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Thanks Val.
No worries I will just state things as they are now.
I think I still can find a way to show the increase in a yr and a half
If I add all 3 asl bible puddles of Jan 2014- wouldn't that number show the
increase of the original 2012 bible puddle?
Thanks for your help
Maria
On 21 Jan 2014 00:02, "Valerie Sutton" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> SignWriting List
> January 20, 2014
>
> Hello Maria and everyone -
>
> There are three Puddle files related to translating the Bible into
> American Sign Language:
>
> ASL Bible Dictionary
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?ui=1&sgn=28
>
> ASL Bible Books NLT
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?ui=1&sgn=151
>
> ASL Bible Books Shores Deaf Church
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?ui=1&sgn=152
>
> The NLT stands for New Living Translation, which is an English translation
> of the Bible. Nancy is basing her ASL translations on the NLT Bible, and
> writing directly in ASL. Nancy is an ASL interpreter. She is not
> transcribing from video - she is translating directly, and writing how she
> would sign the passages, if she were interpreting it.
>
> Members of the Shores Deaf Church, with Pastor Ron Dettloff, are
> transcribing ASL videos made by another group, the Deaf Missions, who
> re-told the Bible into ASL on video. Ron and his church got permission to
> transcribe those videos into SignWriting.
>
> So they are two totally different styles of writing. And it got confusing
> when their files were all in the same Puddle, because they were both
> writing the Book of Acts - and they were different styles of writing Acts -
> so now the two styles are separated so we can see consistency in the
> writings -
>
> I am delighted we did this - it was best for everyone - and we all can
> read the files anytime -
>
> Nancy just completed the entire Book of Acts, and is only two books away
> from completing the entire New Testament!
>
> And the Deaf Shores Church continues as well - both wonderful projects -
>
> I am so sorry this causes trouble for your data, Maria. Since Nancy is
> creating documents daily with lightning speed, there is no way your data
> from 2012 could be accurate - she already has much of Mark done, which is
> one of the two remaining books she has to complete to complete the New
> Testament, so she is working so fast I doubt your sign count will ever be
> accurate ;-)
>
> Can you count the signs again for January 2014?
>
> Val ;-)
>
> PS. As far as I know, Nancy is no longer on the SW List, at least for the
> moment -
>
> ----------
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 20, 2014, at 2:19 PM, maria galea <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> not sure this question got to the List, so i'm resending - thanks!! :)
> me
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: maria galea <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: 19 January 2014 21:08
> Subject: Re: The Puddle that became an Ocean...
> To: "SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages" <
> [log in to unmask]>
>
>
> Hi Valerie and others,
> could you please clarify a little how the Bible Puddles were divided..
> Was the original (2012) ASL Bible Puddle, Nancy's translation only - or
> did it include Ron Detloff's?
> and was that original Bible Puddle divided into 2 or 3 - because now there
> is the ASL Bible Dictionary, the NLT (Nancy's) and Ron's..
> I'm sorry to bother with my question, but it needs to be accurate -
> because I have the number of signs the ASL Bible Puddle had in 2012 -
> and I'd like to get a number of what it is today 2014 - but I can't unless
> I see which Puddles I should be adding together, since they have been
> divided.
> Thanks for your patience,
> maria
>
>
> On 19 June 2013 18:44, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> SignWriting List
>> June 19, 2013
>>
>> Hello everyone on the SignWriting List -
>>
>> Thank you, Adam, for the message below about the two ASL Bible files in
>> SignPuddle Online.
>>
>> And a special thank you to Nancy Romero for writing so many books of the
>> Bible, and to Ron Dettloff and his team at the Deaf Shores Church in
>> Michigan who are also writing from ASL videos, and to Steve Slevinski, for
>> helping us split the one large file into two files, and to Adam Frost for
>> always helping me with every detail!
>>
>> I love the title of your message, Adam - "The Puddle that became an
>> Ocean" - what a lovely poetic way to explain that the truly historic and
>> amazing ASL translations of the Bible, written in the SignWriting Script,
>> by Nancy Romero and also Ron Dettloff's church members, has grown to such a
>> large SignPuddle file, that the file had to be split into two files.
>>
>> To find the two files, I have expanded the SignPuddle directory area on
>> the web, in the ASL directory, to include icons for the two ASL Bible
>> files. Here is a screen shot of the ASL directory. You may have to refresh
>> your browser if you have visited recently:
>>
>> ASL SignPuddle Directory
>> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle/index.html#sgn-US
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------
>>
>>
>> On Jun 19, 2013, at 7:58 AM, Adam Frost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Several of us (both on and off this list including Valerie, Steve, Nancy
>> Romero, and myself) have been working hard to face an issue of a SignPuddle
>> that became an ocean. I am referring to the ASL Bible in SignPuddle. The
>> Puddle had to be split into two in order to handle to size in a more
>> manageable way. At the moment they are as followed:
>>
>> ASL Bible Dictionary
>> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?sgn=28
>>
>> ASL Bible
>> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?sgn=151
>>
>> I know that there are still several background issues that I hope will be
>> solved in time, but I hope that to the everyday person just reading these
>> files won't experience too many problems.
>>
>> Adam
>>
>>
>>
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