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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Tue Nov 9, 1999  2:28 pm
Subject:  Re: Writing Spatial Relationships


>So the actual spelling rules will be modified as the writing of SLs
>goes on.
>
>This also pertains to some of the remarks made in the thesis
>presently on the SW web site.

>Best of luck to you all,
>
>Ingvild

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Hi Ingvild!

Yes, of course spelling will change...since there has never been a large
group of people writing signed languages over a long period of time
before....

For others information on the List, Ingvild is referring to this thesis on
the web:

Writing Signed Languages
In Support of Adopting an ASL Writing System
by Amy Rosenberg
http://www.SignWriting.org/rese010.html

Amy asked several questions...like Why write fingerspelling when you can
write English? and Why write SignWriting's punctuation symbols when you can
write English punctuation?

Those specific questions appear on this page of her thesis:

http://www.SignWriting.org/rese025.html


Those are commonly asked questions by the way... I would say they are the
fifth and sixth most commonly asked questions!

Thanks again for your comments, Ingvild -

Have a great day everyone!

Val ;-)

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