[sw-l] Building Dictionaries
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Jan 25 20:56:44 UTC 2005
January 25, 2005
Thank you for this suggestion, Sandy...Do you think our International
Name Sign dictionary area on the web will be ok?...This is very
On Jan 25, 2005, at 12:27 AM, Sandy Fleming wrote:
> We could call this dictionary an "Atlas", perhaps.
> o we'd have an international Atlas where people could look when
> need a sign for a place that they don't have in their own SL;
> o we'd avoid clutter in the SL dictionaries;
> o we'd (if we wanted to) avoid having a place name repeated
> over and
> over in different dictionaries;
> o we'd know a sign was considered international, and not
> belonging to the sign languages of individual dictionaries;
> and maybe others!
> Each of us, when putting a place name in their own dictionary, could
> make a
> copy of it in the international dictionary too.
> Maybe better would be if it were one person's project (or a group of
> people), and they have the task of monitoring the dictionaries for new
> names and making a copy of them in the Atlas.
> What do you think?
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