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SW-L April 2013

Subject:

Re: Open Office Graphite Fonts

From:

Stephen E Slevinski Jr <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Sat, 6 Apr 2013 07:31:07 -0500

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Hi Marquita Formosa,


On 4/6/13 5:21 AM, Marquita Formosa wrote:
> I met this website
>
> http://signpuddle.net/iswa/
>
> Which basically explains that there exists a graphite fonts which when used with
> openoffice translate its translates to sign writing.

The graphite font is experimental and not ready to use for serious 
work.  There are 3 main issues.
1) some symbols are distorted
2) does not handle text layout
3) frequent crashing

If you can use HTML, you may want to check out the Universal SignWriting 
Plugins
http://signpuddle.com

Regards,
-Steve