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SW-L  September 2014

SW-L September 2014

Subject:

Re: The SignWriting Fonts Test Page and Unicode 8 next year

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

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Sun, 7 Sep 2014 13:44:27 -0500

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On 9/7/14, 7:50 AM, Jonathan y Yolaine wrote:
> Have you considered making a font with only the fills for each 
> basegroup, then using CSS to do the rotation and miroring? Because 
> you'll need CSS to do the symbol placement and sign layout anyways.  
> The font would be about 12 to 13 times smaller.  Do you see any 
> drawbacks doing it this way?
>
Hi Jonathan,

This might be helpful in some cases, such as the hands and the arrows, 
but it would add a lot of complication.  The exceptions would have to be 
identified and handled correctly.

Specifically,