Date: Wed Jun 30, 1999 3:16
SignWriting List Forum
Subject: Re: Typing Left-Handed SignWriting
> Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>Perhaps you could share with us how Unicode and SGML differ?
> Apples and oranges. Unicode is about alphabets. SGML is about display.
Just a quick correction to Greg's otherwise excellent discussion of Unicode
and SGML. My correction is "SGML is about structure, not about display".
Whilst that may a subtle distinction it is very important.
Think of it in these (oversimplified terms) "SigWriting is about
handshapes; Sign Language is about putting handshapes together". Better
would be to say "SignWriting is about handshapes; Sign Language is about
<>< Re: deemed!