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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Sun Jul 4, 1999  1:36 am
Subject:  SignWriting TrueType Fonts

>Whilst mine is a personal preference there will be many people who can't
>(won't) be able to use TrueType fonts when reading email. This situation
>will continue well into the next Millennium. So don't count on everyone
>being able to use it for a long time.
>Regards, Trevor


I am sure you are correct with this Trevor, but I can't deny I am sorry to
hear it. I was hoping it would be possible :-(

We will be designing fonts separately for the Macintosh and separately for
Windows - so the same fonts will be available on both formats. And they
will be free to download from our web site, and we will be including
instructions on how to install them in your system.

They are just like typing English,.....instead of Helvetica or Geneva, you
choose Fingerspelling and the words turn to SW symbols. So will some
private email messages...say between two Macintoshes... be able to read
each other's fingerspelling messages? Or is email out altogether?

Valerie :-)

Valerie Sutton


The DAC, Deaf Action Committee for SW
Center For Sutton Movement Writing
an educational nonprofit organization
Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA

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