[sw-l] SignWriter - feature "gloss" input method

Ingvild Roald iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 1 08:51:06 UTC 2005

In SignBank you can have a definition / explanition in Sign (but you still
need a 'label', a standard gloss in the written version of a spoken


>From: "Barbara Pennacchi" <barbara.pennacchi at istc.cnr.it>
>Reply-To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Subject: Re:  [sw-l] SignWriter - feature "gloss" input method
>Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 20:14:35 +0000
>On 31.05.05 21:28, Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>Before I go offline for the day, I just want to congratulate you, Steve,
>>on the new SignPuddle 2.0. It is really terrific! I hope some of our  List
>>members will take a look and then give Steve some feedback, on  SignPuddle
>>2.0...If there is something you do not understand or like,  tell Steve so
>>that it can become a program you want to use...smile...
>>SignPuddle 2.0 beta test area
>omigawd, it's becoming more of a real dictionary than of a "lexicary" :)
>... could I use signwriting within "labels" in some future to input a
>signwritten explanation of the sign? :) (starting to drool)
>searching by symbols still eludes me, but an asterisk in search by words
>gives me all the signs in the new SP2.0's dictionary, including my attempt
>to create a decent dictionary/vocabulary entry. :)
>tell me what do you think about my "use" of SP :)...
>P.S.: two more suggestions. 1) change those "labels" (haha), label 'em as
>"Definition/Explanation" :) 2) it would be much easier to have multi-
>lingual buttons if the content of the 5 big square buttons is separated in
>text and sign, instead of smooshing 'em into 5 pics.
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