Glyph vs Symbol
slevin at SIGNPUDDLE.NET
Sat Sep 15 15:40:10 UTC 2012
On 9/15/12 8:43 AM, Charles Butler wrote:
> If one downloads from the SignPuddle without naming the sign, the word
> "glyph" is used for the whole sign representation.
That is incorrect. SignPuddle uses the term glyph only for individual
symbols of the ISWA.
In SignPuddle, if you save a sign that doesn't have a name associated
with it, it will use the term glyphogram: a writing of glyphs handled as
a single unit.
I use the term glyph and glyphogram as the name of 2 different scripts
in the SignWriting Image Server. The glyph script produces symbol
images. The glyphogram script produces sign, column, or row images.
The basic writing mark of SignWriting is a symbol that is associated
with a phoneme. The basic writing mark of a logographic script is the
word which represents a morpheme. SignWriting is not logographic.
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