Comment and feedback for SignPuddle 1.5

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Wed Jan 24 16:16:29 UTC 2007

SignWriting List
January 24, 2007

THANK YOU, Steve, for this outstanding new software, that will come  
on the PocketPuddle! I hope all of you will help Steve test the new  
software (see below), which soon will be available on the  

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What is a PocketPuddle?

Read about it:

or purchase one...

The PocketPuddle will give you updates as new versions of the  
software are developed...but it is a private Puddle just for you, on  
a USB flash drive which you plug into your computer's usb port...

Meanwhile, the software needs to be tested so I hope you will help  
all of us by reading Steve's message below and testing it...

Thanks for your help! We look forward to your feedback...

Val ;-)


On Jan 24, 2007, at 7:37 AM, Steve Slevinski wrote:
> I've been busy working on SignPuddle 2.  It's going well, however  
> many people like the original SignPuddle, so I created a special  
> version that will be available on the PocketPuddle.  It's called  
> SignPuddle 1.5 and I have a demo version available online.
> It works almost exactly like the original SignPuddle, but it has  
> several major enhancements.
> First, it is easy to create new puddles.  All you need to do is  
> enter a title, subdirectory name, and select a graphic icon(gif or  
> png).
> Second, there is no longer a special dictionary editors page and no  
> need to log in.  Signs can be edited from any page.
> Third, SignText has been integrated with SignPuddle.  In fact, each  
> sign can have a SignText document.  You can use SignPuddle to  
> organize SignText documents, or you can use SignText documents to  
> describe any sign in sign language.  There is no need to use  
> bookmarks, just save the document the same way you save a sign.
> Forth, the Translation feature creates a SignText document that can  
> be saved to any puddle.  However, it no longer does the automatic  
> finger spelling.
> I'm very excited for this new version.  I'd appreciate any feedback  
> or comment.
> Regards,
> -Steve

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