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Old December 27th 17, 07:02 PM posted to
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Default A discussion in that D-I-Y group

On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 16:24:20 +0000, Mark Carver
coalesced the vapors of human experience
into a viable and meaningful comprehension...

On 27/12/2017 14:58, Martin wrote:
On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 13:49:18 +0000, Max Demian wrote:

Signing is bound to use a lot of bandwidth, unless a simplified
silhouette of a pair of hands is used, which can be superimposed on the
existing video as it is with subtitles. I suspect that people who use
sign language are used to have an actual person in front of them and
rely on facial expressions.

Why aren't subtitles sufficient?

Someone asked that question in here a few years ago, and I think the
answer remains the same, some deaf people cannot read.

I am in no way qualified to give an answer, but after 30 seconds
thought I have came up with an analogy. Imagine how your concentration
on the road ahead would be affected if your rear-view mirror was
replaced with a screen that flashed helpful text messages about what's
happening behind you...