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May 28, 2021

Hello John and everyone -
Yes. Of course you may share this email and any email publicly posted to the SignWriting List. All posts to the SignWriting List are free and open to share on the internet. So you have permission ;-)

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Val ;-)


On May 28, 2021, at 12:22 PM, John Carlson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

May I forward this email to the X3D-public mailing list, where Humanoid Animation (HAnim) ISO standards are discussed? Perhaps there is room for an iconic encoding of HAnim motion? Thanks!



On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 2:04 PM Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
SignWriting List
May 28, 2021

Hello SignWriting List Members!

I am happy to tell you that there are several new developments to share, in SignWriting, DanceWriting and Movement Writing.

First, there are new DanceWriting developments...

Sutton Movement Writing is a large movement notation system that can record any human movement. It started with DanceWriting, which was very active from 1973-1980, and has been waiting quietly in the background for years ;-)

When SignWriting began to grow in the 1980s, our focus turned to SignWriting, since it is the section of the system that is the most used.

So the DanceWriting system has been waiting patiently for writers to become inspired, and for me to choose to focus on it.

In the past few weeks I have been blessed with a new DanceWriting project that started on Facebook by Sutthikhun Pheangphongsai.

Thank you, Sutthikhun, for this beautiful new work:

Writing Dances from Myanmar/Burma and Thailand
by Sutthikhun Pheangphongsai

DanceWriting Sheet Dance
Ethnic Dance Library

Here are examples and links to new web pages:

Burmese Traditional Dance

Basic Burmese Traditional Dance

Basic Thai Traditional Dance




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