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Re: media type(s) for braille

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 1997 10:21:42 +1100 (AEDT)
To: WAI HC Working Group <w3c-wai-hc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.971109101842.28320A-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
My suggestion all along has been:

media="braille embossed" (for braille embossed on paper)
media="braille displayed" for dynamic braille.

I would object to media="braille print", since it could easily be
construed as referring to "simulated braille", that is, a situation in
which braille dot patterns are printed using an ordinary printer, so that
they can be read visually by a print reader who is learning braille.

I would be willing to substitute "braille dynamic" for "braille
displayed", but the other type should be "braille embossed".
Received on Saturday, 8 November 1997 18:22:06 UTC

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