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Subject:

Re: Some information about SignWriting

From:

Alan Post <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Fri, 4 Mar 2011 11:31:52 -0700

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I use signwriting on my website {lo do ckiku ma zvati}:

  http://lodockikumazvati.org/

Here are two example pages that use SignWriting:

  http://lodockikumazvati.org/tadji/lo_valsi_porsi/
  http://lodockikumazvati.org/valsi_porsi/gismu/cinmo/

This website is a Lojban-language version of the language learning
game "Where are your Keys?"

  http://www.whereareyourkeys.org/

Which uses Pidgin Signed English as a bridge language, which I
describe here:

  http://lodockikumazvati.org/xanbau/

I think I'm the only "Where are your Keys?" player that uses Sign
Writing. It is an essential part of my own documentation process,
though most WAYK players are oral-culture focused, and share their
work using video or during in-person gatherings.

I don't have the benefit of in-person players, so I'm relatively
more focused than a typical WAYK player on creating written
documentation.

-Alan

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 10:23:43AM -0800, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> March 3, 2011
> I just received this question:
>
> Hello Valerie.
>
> May be you could help me. It's very important for me to find:
> 1) brief history of SignWriting
> 2) how SignWriting is used in USA and other countries
>
> --------
> Thank you for this question.
> SignWriting History is located here:
> SignWriting History
> [1]http://www.signwriting.org/library/history/
> Start here:
> [2]http://www.signwriting.org/library/history/hist001.html
> and follow the arrows to the next pages - it goes on for several web pages
> after that...
> Of course, these history pages always need to be updated - but this is a
> beginning for you -
> There are also other links, for example:
> Who Uses SignWriting?
> [3]http://www.signwriting.org/about/who/
> Important to note that SignWriting did not start in the US. It started
> when I lived in Denmark, to write Danish Sign Language. And SignWriting is
> used in over 40 countries now, and some countries, like Germany,
> Nicaragua, Spain and Brazil are very active (and of course other countries
> too!)... That is why the Who Uses SignWriting link above is so much fun -
> to read about other countries...
> So SignWriting did not start with ASL...and other countries are having a
> profound influence on SignWriting...
> Thank you to everyone for all you do!
> Val ;-)
> Valerie Sutton
> [4][log in to unmask]
> SignWriting
> Read & Write Sign Languages
> [5]http://www.SignWriting.org
> SignPuddle
> Create SignWriting Documents Online
> [6]http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle
> SignWriting Wiki
> Wiki-style Articles in Sign Languages
> [7]http://www.signbank.org/wiki
> SignWriting List
> Technical Support: Ask questions...
> [8]http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/swlist
> SignWriting Literature Project
> Writing Literature in Sign Languages
> [9]http://www.SignWriting.org/literature
> SignWriting Encyclopedia Projects
> Writing Encyclopedias in Sign Languages
> [10]http://www.SignWriting.org/encyclopedia
> SignWriting Sponsors Forum
> Help Educational Non-Profit Organization
> [11]http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/sponsors
> SignWriting Shop
> Books, DVDs, Lessons, Services
> [12]http://www.SignWriting.org/shop
> Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting
> Center For Sutton Movement Writing
> a US educational nonprofit organization
> PO Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038, USA
> Tel: 858-456-0098 Skype: valeriesutton
> SignWriting on Twitter
> [13]http://twitter.com/signwriting
> SignWriting on YouTube
> [14]http://youtube.com/signwriting
> SignWriting on Facebook
> [15]http://facebook.com/SignWriting
> -------------
> SignWriting List Archives & Home Page
> [16]http://www.signwriting.org/forums/swlist
>
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> References
>
> Visible links
> 1. http://www.signwriting.org/library/history/
> 2. http://www.signwriting.org/library/history/hist001.html
> 3. http://www.signwriting.org/about/who/
> 4. [log in to unmask]" target="_blank">http:[log in to unmask]
> 5. http://www.signwriting.org/
> 6. http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle
> 7. http://www.signbank.org/wiki
> 8. http://www.signwriting.org/forums/swlist
> 9. http://www.signwriting.org/literature
> 10. http://www.signwriting.org/encyclopedia
> 11. http://www.signwriting.org/forums/sponsors
> 12. http://www.signwriting.org/shop
> 13. http://twitter.com/signwriting
> 14. http://twitter.com/signwriting
> 15. http://twitter.com/signwriting
> 16. http://www.signwriting.org/forums/swlist

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.i ma'a lo bradi ku penmi gi'e du

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