exporting texts from signpuddle
honza at RUCE.CZ
Fri Mar 5 23:11:22 UTC 2010
Hi Steve, and Val,
thank for your answers.
It is midnight here now, I just wanna ask you Steve quickly - you
write that SignPuddle 2.0 will support compoud signs as well, or just
it be more like SignText?
So SignPuddle 2.0 will be released soon? I'll have to discuss with you
some more technical details, because I need our system still be
capable to exchange data with SignPuddle.
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Steve Slevinski <slevin at signpuddle.net> wrote:
> Hi Honza,
> SignPuddle doesn't support compound signs. Signs are either written
> together or as separate signs. In SignPuddle, the name of an entry is
> always a single sign, so any compound name for an entry would have to be
> written together as a single sign. For SignPuddle 2, I'll consider if the
> name of a sign entry should be a sign text rather than an individual sign.
> I guess it should be a sign text if it represents a title or names a
> Exporting is weak in SignPuddle 1.5. It should be possible to get the data.
> What data in what format are you looking for? Signs or sign texts. Entire
> puddles, custom list, or individual entries.
> I will be revamping the database and the data exchange format for SignPuddle
> 2. I will probably use a custom SignPuddle XML for exporting data, but the
> SignWriting will be encoded in BSW. If you'd rather have SignWriting in
> XML, consider BSWML.
> As it stands, the BSW for individual sign texts is available via the Analyze
> SignText in BSW link. On the "Format" page of the Binary SignWriting HTML
> Reference you can find the BSWML with a link to the DTD.
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