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From:  Ingvild Roald
Date:  Sat Nov 18, 2000  5:01 pm
Subject:  Re: Easing the book publishing process...


Hi Val and all,

I think this is an exelent idea.

Ingvild


>From: Valerie Sutton
>Reply-To: SignWriting List
>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: Easing the book publishing process...
>Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 08:32:33 -0800
>
>November 16, 2000
>
>Dear SignWriting List:
>
>Before I get back to technical work that is time-consuming, I want to
>share something with you...
>
>There is a group in Italy that would like to translate the Lessons In
>SignWriting Textbook. Of course I feel very honored that they are
>interested in doing this..
>
>As you know, our textbooks are always out-of-date...
>
>Plus my files for book-layout are in PageMaker 6.5 on the Mac, which
>means that a lot of people cannot use that format to create their own
>new version...and the files are large and in color, which also makes
>it difficult.
>
>Therefore, I am suggesting that they start by translating our Lessons
>Online from our web site, rather than starting from a printed
>book...If they start on the web, they can then later turn their web
>pages into Acrobat .pdf files to print in book form.
>
>This way I can continually update the web page instruction, and we
>will not be as "out-of-date"...
>
>Any other suggestions for easing the book publishing process?
>--
>
>Val ;-)
>
>
>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
>Valerie Sutton
>
>
>Visit the SignWritingSite:
>http://www.SignWriting.org

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