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October 23, 2013

Thank you, Gerard!
I noticed the actual licenses were not on your blog - in other words, the end of my long message with the three licenses at the bottom got cut off in your blog - I assume that was intentional? Do they know the three licenses? I guess by scrolling down to the bottom of signwriting.org - I really need to get the licenses clearly at the top of the site, don't I?

Val ;-)

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On Oct 23, 2013, at 9:37 AM, Gerard Meijssen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hoi,
> 
> This is a message that needs to be repeated often ... It is a gift to learn to write.
> Thanks,
>      Gerard
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> http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.nl/2013/10/signwriting-is-free-to-use-please-use.html
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> On 23 October 2013 17:42, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> October 23, 2013
> 
> Dear SignWriting List -
> Did you know that you all have my FULL permission to use and publish with SignWriting and Sutton Movement Writing? Some of you know that, but in our crazy world not everyone can believe it ;-)
> 
> Sometimes I receive emails from people who want so badly to use SignWriting, but are fearful that I will be mad at them if they use it…they want legal proof that they have permission to use the system. I feel sad when I receive those emails because I want so much for people to use the system freely, and there are no restrictions whatsoever… of course I always give my full permission.
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> I encourage you all to use the materials on our sites freely and to write freely in all of your languages… and then in return I am delighted to post your new work using the system…it is a great sharing of information …. 
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> Have you heard about the free contracts or licenses now available on the web to help people feel secure and not concerned? They are "free licenses" with logos that can be placed on a web site that shows that the information on that web site is free to use… apparently these free licenses are an easy way to communicate "permissions" ...
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> Therefore, I am showing you here the three free licenses I have chosen for our web sites and for our system…they are all free licenses….meaning that nothing has changed….You were free to use it before, and you are free to use it now …. But the licenses simply state this officially. You can find these licenses as the bottom of signwriting.org. Here are the permissions, for your information:
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> Permission To Use Images, Documents And Literature
> Related To Sutton SignWriting And Sutton Movement Writing
> Posted on Any of the Sutton Web Sites
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> Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0
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> All images, textbooks, instruction materials, written literature, and documentation posted on the SignWriting.org, SignWriting.net, SignBank.org, DanceWriting.org, MovementWriting.org and ValerieSutton.org web sites, which clearly relate to Sutton Movement Writing, including SignWriting, DanceWriting, SportsWriting, MimeWriting and Movement Writing, are free to use, and are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Please give credit to those who have created the documents or images, and please give credit to the invention of SignWriting and Sutton Movement Writing to Valerie Sutton, and credit the web site where the original document or image was found.
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> Most importantly, please tell us about your work and share it openly and freely with us and others. I will be happy to post your work related to SignWriting or Sutton Movement Writing on one of our web sites. Contact me anytime. Valerie Sutton: [log in to unmask]
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> Permission To Use The Symbols of
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> Sutton SignWriting and Sutton Movement Writing
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> SIL Open Font License (OFL)
> All of the symbols in Sutton SignWriting and Sutton Movement Writing by Valerie Sutton are free to use under the SIL Open Font License (OFL)
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> Permission To Use And Write With SignPuddle Software
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> GPL3 License
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> SignPuddle Software by Stephen E. Slevinski, Jr is free to use under the GPL3 License.
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> Val ;-)
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> Valerie Sutton
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> SignWriting
> Read & Write Sign Languages
> http://www.SignWriting.org
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> SignPuddle Online
> Write SignWriting in the Clouds!
> Documents, Dictionaries, SignMail
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle
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> ASL Wikipedia Project
> Articles in American Sign Language
> http://ase.wikipedia.wmflabs.org
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> SignWriting List
> Technical Support: Ask questions...
> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/swlist
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> SignWriting Literature Project
> Writing Literature in Sign Languages
> http://www.SignWriting.org/literature
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> SignWriting Encyclopedia Projects
> Encyclopedias in Sign Languages
> http://www.SignWriting.org/encyclopedia
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> SignWriting Sponsors Forum
> Help Educational Non-Profit 
> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/sponsors
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> SignWriting Shop
> Books, DVDs, Lessons, Services
> http://www.SignWriting.org/shop
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> 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
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> SignWriting on Twitter
> http://twitter.com/signwriting
> https://twitter.com/ASLWikipedia
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> SignWriting on YouTube
> http://youtube.com/signwriting
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> SignWriting on Facebook
> http://facebook.com/SignWriting
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