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Re: multilingual braille question

From: Virginia Rodes <vrodes@lbph.lib.md.us>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 10:57:25 -0500
Message-ID: <364C56E5.A0440B1C@lbph.lib.md.us>
To: Joe Sullivan <joe@duxsys.com>
CC: "'WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
In addition to the ICEB, there is BANA (Braille Authority of N America)
which recently approved signs and rules for brailling electronic
addresses (e-mail & URLs) and filenames in nontechnical contexts.  This
group governs brailling music, chemistry, mathematics, etc. -- all
different "languages".  BANA's website is:
http://edtech.sandi.net/epd/bana.html .  BANA's board just concluded its
annual meeting in Boston Nov. 10.  In the U.S., the National Library
Service (part of the Library of Congress) is one key contact -- among
much else, it certifies Nemeth (scientific braille), music and literary
("standard") braille transcribers.
    Are ICEB, BANA, etc. invovled with or aware of this WAI group?
Virginia Rodes
Maryland Library for the Blind
Received on Friday, 13 November 1998 10:54:50 UTC

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