|SignWriting List Forum|
"Angus B. Grieve-Smith" |
Date: Mon May 8, 2000 9:08 pm
Subject: Re: SW in Databases
On Mon, 8 May 2000, Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> Using Perl and Perl/Tk, you could come up with a program that could
> store the spoken language, meaning, etc. as text and SW as an image.
So you would have to store the "meaning" in a spoken language?
> The SGML option sounds intriguing to me. Its strength is in its
> built-in ability to communicate. My only question is with the ability
> to sort and organize the signs after they are in that format. But
> again, that may be possible and I just don't know about it.
It's fairly easy to read in a SGML file into a set of Perl arrays
and use Perl's sort() function.
-Angus B. Grieve-Smith
University of New Mexico