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Re: Typing the lexicon

From:Brad Coon <bcoon@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 25, 2000, 0:03
taliesin the storyteller wrote:
> > * Roger Mills <romilly@...> [000724 19:23]: > > BTW, does SIL mention why it's called _SHOEBOX_? > > Not on the site I think, but in the docs. In the olden, pre-computer > days, the field-workers would keep the info and data on a language in a > shoebox, or so the legend says. The format (\key) is from that time too, > quick to make such a one in the margin of a ruled sheet of paper. > > t.
Heck, I did it myself in the late 1980's. Mayhaps I too am a legend :) -- Brad Coon Somedays when you wake up, its just not worth chewing through the leather straps.