AW: [sw-l] Re: AUSTRALIA Sign for Australia - black line etc

Bill Reese wreese01 at TAMPABAY.RR.COM
Thu Jun 2 20:59:02 UTC 2005

Does punctuation have to be sideways when doing columns?  Nothing else
seems to be turned that way.  In English an exclamation mark is still
vertical if written this way:
or this way:


Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> June 2, 2005
> Stefan Wöhrmann wrote:
>> But it works so wonderfully. And I guess not only within the field
>> of deaf
>> education ;-))
> That is so great, Stefan! I am so happy that you have found this
> wonderful tool!
> I am just the symbol developper, and as you know, I do not teach Deaf
> children. As a symbol developer, I have had some problems when
> writing in vertical columns. Sometimes the Punctuation symbols and
> the Shoulder Lines look like each other when writing in vertical
> columns and there have been some mis-reading from users so I will add
> your Underline symbol to that group to see what I can do to make
> writing in vertical columns better...My job is to make sure that the
> symbols do not look like each other...and people will need to see the
> difference between your underlining line, and the end of a sentence
> punctuation, etc...which all are horizontal...
> Thanks for telling me - And I support your use of SignWriting 100 per
> cent!!
> Val ;-)

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