Re: Writing a proposal for an unusual script: SignWriting

From: Curtis Clark (
Date: Fri Jun 11 2010 - 22:37:05 CDT

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    On 6/11/2010 2:08 PM, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:
    > I should probably read up more about SignWriting before trying to
    > answer, but (yes, that stupid "I should do X but...") I'm wondering if
    > there might be ways to shoehorn things into Unicode's style anyway.
    > One answer might be what was done for Western musical notation.
    Another is the Plane 1 math alphabets, which can be used in ordinary
    writing, but which are more common in formulas with a precise
    2-dimensional layout: again, a higher-level protocol (in this case,
    MathML or TeX) is needed for full use. (One might even imagine a SignML.)

    Curtis Clark        
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