Symbol consistancy?

Ingvild Roald iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 23 14:13:12 UTC 2006

Have to agree with Adam - but then, working by yourself as Val is doing, and 
knowing what you are doing, you do miss those things easily. As Val just 
told me: everyone needs an editor - and we on the list are hers. This 
tremendous job with all the symbols - not strange that there are some 


>From: "Charles Butler" <chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Reply-To: sw-l at
>To: sw-l at
>Subject: Re: [sw-l] Symbol consistancy?
>Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 02:07:47 -0700 (PDT)
>Now I understand what Adam is talking about.  The third and sixth column 
>are inconsistent on this handshape as the index finger should be on the 
>left of the lower c handshape to be consistent with the index finger for 
>the "1" handshape and the "D" handshape.
>   Charles
>Adam Frost <adam at> wrote:
>     I think I was a little vague with words because I am talking about the 
>next level of order. Since I am now at a desktop computer, I can sceen copy 
>what I meant.
>   This screen shot from SignText first shows the set of symbols that I was 
>refering to, and the second is the base symbol that I was compareing. 
>Notice that the third and sixth columns are ordered differently.
>   Adam
>   On 8/22/06, Valerie Sutton <signwriting at > wrote:   SignWriting 
>August 22, 2006
>Adam Frost wrote:
> > I was doing some symbol work (for my website) and I noticed that
> > some symbols aren't ordered consistantly. The one that I caught was
> > 01-01-003-01-03 compared to 01-01-001-01-03. I went to SignText and
> > it looks as if 01-01-004, 01-01-005, and 01-01-006 have the same
> > difference. Is this supposed to be different?
>Hello Adam!
>Thanks for this message. Attached is a screen capture of the symbols
>you mention and they correct and consistent. Is it possible that your
>browser's cache is overloaded and needs to be cleared? yesterday I
>received a phone call from someone who said that the symbols looked
>weird in Firefox and when she cleared the cache and cleared the
>history in Firefox, presto, everything looked good again! So to test
>this, try accessing the same symbols in another browser to see if
>they look the same in the other browser...
>Looking at the attached diagram, each index-finger handshape has a
>different shape for the base of the for D hand,
>open-C, oval, angle and so forth, make the handshapes different from
>each other...
>Does this help?  Val ;-)


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