SVG version of our IMWA symbols
slevin at SIGNPUDDLE.NET
Mon May 14 13:48:16 UTC 2007
Automatic conversion to fingerspelling will return someday.
However, I believe most Asian sign languages use palm spelling, where
they draw the word on the palm when there is no appropriate sign.
Charles Butler wrote:
> I guess what I am saying is that now it's coming up question marks
> when an alternate would be to fingerspell the term (which often
> happens in ASL). It might not happen in other signed languages.
> */Sandy Fleming <sandy at scotstext.org>/* wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-05-12 at 10:32 -0700, Charles Butler wrote:
> > Vertical fingerspelling. Will the old system that took anything
> > written in spoken language that did not have a sign and put it into
> > default fingerspelling be reincorporated? It would certainly help.
> > Charles
> Charles, I would store fingerspelling as the corresponding letters
> inside the computer, so that you can switch between the two renderings
> just the same as you could switch between any other sort of rendering.
> I hope I'm not giving the impression that this is software I've
> written yet! The more I discuss it here, the more I put it off, so
> I understand what sort of things we really want before I start.
> But it's
> not time wasted, getting as much as possible right, before I start!
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