AW: SignWriting Report: Working on SSS-2004

Ingvild Roald ingvild.roald at STATPED.NO
Thu Jan 15 11:43:10 UTC 2004

Agreed. Terrific ...

Have looked through it, and it seems so familar, and yet new ... You are

I guess IMWA is International Movement Writing Alphabet?


stefanwoehrmann at writes:
>Hi Val,
>that is terrific...
>Stefan ;-))
>-----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
>Von: SignWriting List [mailto:SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA]Im Auftrag von
>Valerie Sutton
>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. Januar 2004 22:06
>Betreff: SignWriting Report: Working on SSS-2004
>SignWriting List
>January 14, 2003
>Dear SW List Members:
>The year 2004 is a milestone for SignWriting. Finally we will have a
>symbol-set, the SSS-2004, that lists every symbol in the entire
>Movement Writing system, including all symbols used in DanceWriting,
>MimeWriting, and of course SignWriting. The SSS-2004 is equivalent to
>the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) for spoken languages, except
>we are writing movement instead of sound, so another name for the
>SSS-2004 is: The International Movement-Writing Alphabet, or the IMWA -
>The IMWA, SSS-2004, is scheduled to be released in March, 2004. That is
>why you are not hearing much from me lately. I am working on it night
>and day. If you would like to follow my progress, check the SymbolBank
>web site from time to time:
>There you will find new PDF documents, documenting the SSS-2004 in
>different ways. For example, I have just completed the design of the
>SSS-2004 keyboard. Go to the web site to download the PDF document.
>Here is a you can see, even though the IMWA is a huge
>symbol-set, it can be typed on 40 keys. Symbol-variations are hidden
>under these 40 basic keys:

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