Hi IETF list,
For the past 5 years, I've been processing written sign language as data.
I've worked directly with the inventor of the script, which is over 30
We are ready to standardize. The latest symbol was finalized last month
after more than a year of improvements and refining.
I believe I'll need to write 2 Internet Drafts followed by 2 RFCs.
The first is for a 16 bit coded character set called x-iswa-2008. I have
the set documented in 2 formats: an HTML package with PNG images and a
straight ASCII package. The ASCII package is over 2MB tarred and zipped.
The second is the character encoding model called Binary SignWriting with
Our font has been released under the Open Font License. The documentation
is released under Creative Commons (by-sa). There are several code
packages released under the GPL. We want the standards to be open so that
the writing can flourish.
I believe sumbitting to the IETF will be the best route. I was wondering
if anyone had some advice before I begin the formal preparation of the
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