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Hi Val,
     I wrote to Charles, but posted to the list as I am interested in 
everybody´s input on the subject. :-)

Please share more about the two ways sorting is being done.

Jonathan
On 8/13/2014 1:01 PM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> August 13, 2014
>
> Jonathan and Charles -
> Perhaps you are working privately together and if so that is wonderful ;-)
>
> I do not want to impose my ideas about sorting dictionaries, since 
> this was an email for Charles and not for me - smile -
>
> and I agree with Jonathan, Charles, that your presentation 10 at the 
> SignWriting Symposium was a great addition to the presentations…
>
> So is it ok with you that I tell you how we are sorting signs here? 
> There are actually two ways we are doing it now…
>
> Val ;-)
>
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>
> On Aug 12, 2014, at 1:47 PM, Jonathan Duncan <[log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>> Hi Charles,
>>     I enjoyed your symposium *“Ordering Signs in Dictionaries” 
>> http://www.signwriting.org/symposium/presentation0010.html
>> * I was wondering if Steve and Val had been able to find you a 
>> solution.  Val mentioned that she thought that Steve would have an 
>> easy way for you to do your sorting.
>>
>>
>> I would like to implement a sorting algorithm for SignWriter Studio 
>> as I haven't implemented any yet and I am starting to produce a 
>> Honduran Sign Language dictionary.
>>
>>
>> I understood how you are doing the ordering comparing hand shapes, 
>> comparing rotations, comparing facings, comparing facial areas, etc.  
>> I like it very much.
>>
>>
>> A couple things I wanted to ask.
>>
>> For your algorithm to work properly does the sign sequence of a sign 
>> need to be filled out?  I am getting the impression that your sorting 
>> could sort dictionaries without the sign sequence, is this assumption 
>> correct?  Or would it sort signs according to the symbols in sign 
>> sequence?  It doesn't seem to take into account the order of the 
>> symbols in the sign sequence, is this correct?
>>
>> Also do you have another document comparing the other symbols like 
>> movement symbols, etc?  If so could you send it to me?
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
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