First Draft of the Binary SignWriting proposal for 2008

Valerie Sutton dac at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sun Dec 2 18:20:51 UTC 2007

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December 2, 2007

Steve Slevinski wrote:
> I've created my first rough draft proposal for Binary SignWriting.   
> This is the theory behind Unicode, SignWriting, SignMaker, and  
> SignText.  There is a simple logic that makes it fast and small.  
> I'd welcome any comments or questions.  I'm working on concrete  
> numbers for the ISWA 2008.  This will be the official symbol set  
> and SSS numbering for 2008.  Once the ISWA is official in January  
> 2008, I'll publish the official base symbol encoding data.   Guides  
> will be available for the BSE and BSW file formats.  All  
> information on is under the Creative Commons  
> Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 license. These standards will be set for  
> the entire year of 2008.  During that time, we'll review the  
> standards for a possible update in 2009. Thanks for you review, Steve

Hi Steve -

Wow. This is exciting. Thank you for your hard work. I look forward  
to reading it...

It makes my work on the ISWA 2008 even more this is  
encouraging me to finish the new symbols added to the ISWA...which i  
am working on now...Target date for the completed ISWA is end of  
December 2007...for release in 2008...

Val ;-)


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