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Hi Fabrizio,
     Thank you for all your answers!!

I tried http://visel.di.uniroma1.it/SWift/ but I can't seem to get past 
the first screen.  When I click on either of the big button, I only get 
blank screens.

Jonathan
On 7/22/2014 5:48 AM, Fabrizio Borgia wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> thanks for contacting us, and thanks for your interest in the SWORD 
> project and in its digital artifacts.
> Here are our answers:
>
>  1. SWift is currently licensed under the Creative Commons
>     Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5)
>     license.
>     You can find further information about such license here:
>     http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/
>  2. SWift is currently on Alpha phase, it is actually functonal, but
>     we plan to add/upgrade a number of features in the future.
>  3. SWift is not actually downloadable (so far), since no installation
>     bundle has been produced yet. Anyway, everyone can use SWift by
>     visiting the following address: http://visel.di.uniroma1.it/SWift/.
>  4. The best place is definitely Claudia's Ph.D. thesis
>     (http://www.csbianchini.com/index.php/liste-commentee-des-publications?showall=&start=3),
>     explaination of the rationale for the new classification availble
>     on Part 4 - Ch. I, and a mini-manual avaialble on Appendix III.
>  5. The main problem is that the re-classification is partly
>     theoretical, meaning that the glyphs have been defined, but not
>     yet drawn (we do not have founding nor time at the moment to
>     perform the drawing of the whole set of glyphs).
>  6. The puppet is language dependent: we have a flash-based version,
>     and a JavaScript/JQuery version, so it can be embedded into web
>     applications. Anyway, porting the puppet for other programming
>     languages should be a very easy task (it is just a set of images,
>     and a set of event handlers).
>  7. As the user composes a ad-hoc glyph, he/she is required to choose
>     an anatomic area for it. We encode the glyph using such
>     information, and a progressive counter.
>  8. This feature is currently unsupported, since we'd like to
>     discourage the indiscriminate use of the ad-hoc composition
>     functionality. We are planning to insert this funcionality soon,
>     anyway, with some limitations.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
> 2014-07-21 20:53 GMT+02:00 Jonathan Duncan <[log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>:
>
>     Hi Claudia, Maria, Fabrizio,
>         Thank you for your presentations today.  Very interesting. 
>     Thank you for your good work with SWORD and SWIFT.  I had a few
>     questions for you but was not able to ask them and get answers due
>     to time limitations.
>
>     So here they are.
>     Thanks
>
>     What is SWIFT program licensed under?
>     At what stage of programing is SWIFT at? Alpha, Beta, or Production?
>     Where can we download SWIFT?
>     Where is the best place to get a concise explanation of the
>     reclasification of the symbols and the rules?
>     Is ISWA Bianchini available for other programs to implement?
>     Can the puppet be implemented in other programs?
>     How are ad hoc glyphs encoded? Several ISWA Bianchini codes with
>     positon, etc? Can user create new ad hoc glyphs?
>     Can the ad hoc glyph be saved to be added to signs written latter?
>
>     Thanks once again.
>
>     Regards
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