Currents: An E-Journal Technologies of Language and the Embodied History of the Deaf

by Leland McCleary
University of São Paulo 

Currents in Electronic Literacy Spring 2001 (4), <> 


    24.  From what has been said before, it should be clear that a transcription, even if done in a sign language script, will not satisfy the requirement of being fully intelligible to a wide audience of deaf readers; first, because it is a transcription, and therefore not fluent text; second, because the writing system, even though appropriate to the language, is not yet widely understood.

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