ASL signers...please read this and give your response...
iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 10 11:28:16 UTC 2006
Or maybe it would be better if the pic signs stay in the same pudle, but
with the 'surname' pic - then they would be awaylable to see, and could be
re-written by the one who wants to use this sign, and thus be (slowly)
changed into new symbols -
just a thought
>From: "Steve Slevinski" <slevin at signpuddle.net>
>Reply-To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Subject: Re: [sw-l] ASL signers...please read this and give your
>Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 13:01:37 -0500
>We could always create a new puddle called sgn-US-pic. I would then move
>the graphic only signs into this new puddle.
>Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>March 9, 2006
>>Stuart Thiessen from Iowa wrote:
>>>Is there a way that it can still be searchable and accessible so we
>>>can put the old graphic-only signs in another window or tab of our
>>>browser when we want to refer to an old sign and add it to the new
>>>That would be helpful because then we don't have to re-invent the
>>>wheel for signs already composed. Of course, if those signs have any
>>>spelling errors, then we will still have to deal with the spelling,
>>>but at least it gives us a place to start.
>>Many thanks for this response...these are important thoughts. Maybe I am
>>opening a can of worms with that suggestion, but I feel frustrated too,
>>because there are tiny problems people have because of this issue...like
>>not being able to load a sign into SignMaker because it is a graphic, or
>>not being able to change its color or size, or not being able to see it in
>>SignText...all those issues would go away, but then we would have worse
>>ones, maybe, by taking those signs away, because as you say, we still need
>>to see the old entries sometimes...so after thinking about this, thanks to
>>your comments, I am beginning to think that leaving them is probably the
>>lesser of two evils...at least we see them immediately in the same place,
>>and do not have to find another way to view the old signs...
>>Do you agree?
>>By the way, while I have you, smile...Are you considering going to the NAD
>>conference here in California in July? I confess I have not done all the
>>many things I thought I would do related to that conference, and I thought
>>maybe you are teaching this summer elsewhere? What are your plans? If you
>>are coming to California, you are most welcome and I look forward seeing
>>you...smile...If not that is ok too...smile...
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