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Subject:

Re: SignWriter DOS on Windows Vista 64-bit

From:

Steve Slevinski <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:08:30 -0500

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  The SignWriter keyboarding style is great. There is a steep learning
curve that is worth the effort to learn. There are multiple layers of
fine tuning that went into the SignWriter keyboard design over the
years. Valerie and Richard Gleaves spent years improving the flow using
a detailed symbol editor that controlled the default behaviors for
centering and cursor controls. Different symbols needed different
information that had to be manually created.

Unfortunately, SignWriter Dos uses dense binary files to store and
retrieve information. There wa