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SW-L May 2013

Subject:

Re: typing program

From:

Kimberley Shaw <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Sun, 5 May 2013 12:27:01 -0400

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You said it, Charles!
That's why so many of my SW texts exist in handwritten -- but not yet
"typeset" -- drafts.
Best,
Kim from Boston

On 5/5/13, Charles Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Having been a part of the SignWriting community for more than 30 years, i am
> somewhat concerned that the usefulness of a typing program has been lost.
>
> When computers were first introduced to signwriting, I went to New York City
> for a demonstration of program on the AppleIIe which worked almost
> magically.
>
>
> I could start with an English sentence, with a highlight of a mouse change
> that sentence to ASL fingerspelling, and then go through and word by word
> replace English words with ASL signs and th