AW: [sw-l] Colorize proper nouns
slevin at SIGNPUDDLE.NET
Fri Jun 3 19:25:59 UTC 2005
I'm glad that underlining will become part of the IMWA. I will support
horizontal writing. I may even support keyboard using a command line
variation. (Example: "aaaENTER" will display the index finger). Within
the next year and a half, I will be able to interface with an offline
desktop application. I should also be able to produce PDFs. Everything
will be creative commons or open source. Either way, free for education
and personal use.
It's sad that no modern software can compare to SignWriter Dos.
SignWriter Dos has stood the test of time. Val does it again.
It really is a natural design and excellent program.
I know the theory behind typing, but I never learned.
I may need your opinion later during the design, if you have the time.
Stefan Wöhrmann wrote:
>Dear Steve and Valerie,
>I am sorry to disturb you with this underlining issue -
>We do live perfectly with what we have. My readers understand the concept of
>"marking" proper nouns perfectly.
>Valerie is absolutely right it would be possible to just mark specific
>aspects for the purpose of teaching grammar to deaf children - but that
>would not support a quick and easy reading!!!!
>I prefer just to write my documents in "normal" black and white - just for
>greeting cards with Photoshop and fancy TT-Font construction it might be
>some inspiration ,,,, ?
>I do not believe that coloring the different elements would support the deaf
>child to become a better SW- reader. With all these colors you get much more
>to think about ...
>But as you said before Valerie - if people try to find out what works best
>for their situation why not - smile
>Von: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] Im Auftrag von Valerie Sutton
>Gesendet: Freitag, 3. Juni 2005 00:21
>An: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Betreff: Re: [sw-l] Colorize proper nouns
>June 2, 2005
>Steve Slevinski wrote:
>>Colorized proper nouns could be used when writing horizontal,
>>vertical, or any style.
>With your great SignPuddle color features, we could even make all
>verbs red and all proper nouns blue, like this one, which I did in
>one stroke...That is a great feature, Steve....But all this requires
>modern software, and with SignWriter DOS the underlining has worked
>very well, also because it is horizontal writing too...not vertical.
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