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Dear Jonathan,

I forgot to mention that the best way to view SWift is by using Mozilla
Firefox, and that you should have the Flash Player plugin installed.
As soon as I have some time I will fix cross-browser compatibility issues!
=)



2014-07-23 0:31 GMT+02:00 Jonathan Duncan <[log in to unmask]>:

>  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]>:
>
>>  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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