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From:  Bill Reese
Date:  Wed Apr 19, 2000  10:59 pm
Subject:  Re: More wonderful features with .PDF!


Nice carrot. :-)

Valerie Sutton wrote:

> At 8:02 AM -0400 4/18/00, Angus B. Grieve-Smith wrote:
>
> > Of course, but not in a blanket license to redistribute, which is
> >what I thought you were going to ask them for. They may be more receptive
> >if they know that it will only be given to certain schools.
>
> SignWriting List
> April 19, 2000
>
> Thank you, Angus, for all your important information about creating
> PDF files. This is very important...
>
> I am asking if anyone would be willing to try to learn how to make
> PDF files from SignWriter files? ...whether it is with Adobe Acrobat
> 4.0, or with GhostWriter... doesn't matter which program. I would
> like to ask someone to place an entire dictionary into a .PDF file?
>
> So, I need volunteers of people to start learning how to transfer
> SignWriter files to PDF - this is going to change our world - I
> really mean it....so I hope some people will write to me about trying
> this. Maybe Angus can continue to give us excellent tech support!
> smile...
>
> Anyway- I have some news....
>
> I called Adobe at:
>
> Adobe Software
> Gifts-In-Kind
> 888-288-4043
>
> The Gifts-In-Kind is an Adobe Philanthropy Council's program that
> donates software to people with disabilities, to schools and to
> nonprofits that work with education or disabilities. So we fit their
> program well.
>
> I left a message asking them to mail me the application forms and I
> am going to try to get a whole pile of copies of Adobe Acrobat 4.0
> donated to us...then at least I can distribute those copies to
> individuals such as Stefan in Germany, who need to learn how to make
> SignWriter files become PDF files...
>
> Until I receive those donated copies, I hope you all will download
> GhostWriter and start -
>
> If we can get SignWriter dictionaries into .PDF format, that will
> change our world, because we will be able to send entire dictionaries
> to others in a format they can read. They will not have to own
> SignWriter, to be able to print and read SignWriting dictionaries -
> Any volunteers?
>
> Val ;-)
>
> -----------------------------
>
> Valerie Sutton
>
>
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>
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>
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