|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Mon Jan 18, 1999 11:00 pm
Subject: Re: Sorting by SW Symbols
>As long as you are discussing a two way dictionary in SW, which is not as yet
>completed, you might give "American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary" a nod.
>I am always recommending SW to all that I contact in distributing my book.
Oh Yes! I do mention your book, Richard. For those who are new to the List,
Richard is the author of a book that uses life-like illustrations, not
SignWriting. The illustrations are placed in a special sequence based on
the American Manual Alphabet and other details. And I have noticed the book
is discussed on other Internet Lists. Congratulations, Richard!
SignWriting's Sign-Symbol-Sequence is really quite different, and is not
just used for dictionaries, but also used for computer programming in a
number of ways. It even influences our keyboard design. Every time a person
types with the SignWriter computer program, even though they don't realize
it, they are learning the the SSS. So the Sequence is an integral part of
Valerie Sutton at the DAC
Deaf Action Committee for SW
Center For Sutton Movement Writing
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Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA