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From:  Susanne Bentele
Date:  Fri Dec 17, 1999  11:17 am
Subject:  Re: Comparison of SignWriting with ASL Notation?

>On Wednesday, 15 December, 1999 22:34:22, Angus B. Grieve-Smith
> wrote:
>> I'd like to eventually see programs that can convert between
>> SignWriting and Stokoe, between Stokoe and SignFont, etc.

Do you really think this is possible? I mean, not just technically; you'd
have to have real in depth knowledge of all the systems you want to convert
from and into, in order to be able to map the different definitions of
parameters and "syntactic" units in the string.... This seems like a
life-time committment to me...

if you do think it's possible and even feasible please let me know - I'd be

Susanne Bentele
Universität Hamburg
Institut für Deutsche Gebärdensprache und Kommunikation Gehörloser
University of Hamburg
Institute of German Sign Language and Communication of the Deaf
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