SignPuddle 1.5 ready to go

Steve Slevinski slevin at SIGNPUDDLE.NET
Fri Mar 30 19:51:39 UTC 2007

I'm hoping I can solve the problem.  I'm looking into now.   It may 
require a one by one fix, but let's hope not.


Anne-Claude Prélaz Girod wrote:
> same problem for me with the accents in french.... is there a way to 
> solve the problem or do we need to correct all the words one by one ?
> Anny
> Le 30 mars 07 à 14:54, Charles Butler a écrit :
>> How do I get diacriticals to show up, Portuguese has a lot of 
>> accents, tildes, and the c cedilla that are part of the normal 
>> spelling.  They don't show up in the display on my screen.
>> Charles
>> */Steve Slevinski <slevin at 
>> <mailto:slevin at>>/* wrote:
>>     Hi List,
>>     Hope everyone is well. I have SignPuddle 1.5 ready to go. You can
>>     use
>>     it online right now
>>     Editing is a lot easier now. There is no special dictionary editors
>>     page. You can edit signs from any page if you have the right
>>     security.
>>     Once you register for a dictionary and log in, all of the signs
>>     you add
>>     will be assigned to your username. This gives you the rights to edit
>>     the signs you've entered without being an editor for the whole
>>     dictionary.
>>     If you don't register, all new signs will be linked with the
>>     computer
>>     you used to add the signs.
>>     I've transfered all of the 1.0 puddles. They will need some cleaning
>>     up. Not all of the special characters transfered correctly and
>>     some of
>>     the sign spellings are askew. But SignPuddle 1.5 uses Unicode, so
>>     all
>>     languages are fair game. If you want to be an editor for any
>>     particular
>>     dictionary to help clean it up, let me or Val know. Or reply to
>>     the list
>>     and we'll get it set up.
>>     SignPuddle 1.5 can have a multilingual interface. If you want to
>>     help
>>     translate the SignPuddle screens, reply and I'll create a user
>>     interface
>>     puddle for your languages and give you the security rights to
>>     edit the
>>     UI puddle. The great part about the translation is that you use the
>>     same SignPuddle interface.
>>     Currently, the free and open dictionaries don't allow for image
>>     or video
>>     uploading. This is something that Val and I are discussing. We'll
>>     see
>>     how it goes.
>>     I've given Val the first 5 PocketPuddles. It's very cool. For
>>     Windows,
>>     just plug and play. For Mac, it requires a few steps that are
>>     straight
>>     forward, but it reconfigures the built in web server and requires
>>     the
>>     use of the Terminal application.
>>     I'm working on the last few items of my todo list. Then I'll
>>     complete
>>     the documentation and the information will be a lot more
>>     organized than
>>     this email.
>>     Regards,
>>     -Steve
> Anne-Claude Prélaz Girod
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