Gerard Meijssen wrote:
The creation of a wiki for SignWriting is a* very* exciting development. In
the language committee we have indicated that technical issues are what
prevents a Wikipedia for sign languages at this time. The SignWriting wiki
is effectively an incubator for the technology needed and for the languages
to write the minimum number of articles they need for acceptance as a new
Given all the technical issues, I am of the opinion that a requirement for
localisation can be waved. Sign languages with SignWriting would introduce
the writing in lanes ie top to bottom with characters moving slightly to the
right or left.
What I am looking for is agreement what technical issues need to be solved
before a sign language can become a Wikipedia. Compatible policies are not
an issue. I am thinking of being able to include images in the text and
having wiki links. What else is absolutely required before we can move
forward once there are sufficient articles ?
They seem to be using this plugin
I'm not sure about its viability, though.