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RE: General comment

From: Wilson Craig <Wilsonc@Hj.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 13:20:36 -0400
To: "'Jon Gunderson'" <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>, <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "'Ian Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000301bf10e9$22c3b9a0$4b949bcf@wilsonremote>
We have struggled with this issue in the past. Webster's Ninth Collegiate
Dictionary states that it may be used either way.


Wilson Craig
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To: schwer@us.ibm.com; Ian Jacobs
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Subject: Re: General comment

I have check other books that refer to braille and it uses a non
capitalized version of braille.

At 11:14 AM 10/6/99 -0500, schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
>I don't believe that is accurate. This should be checked.
>Rich Schwerdtfeger
>Lead Architect, IBM Special Needs Systems
>EMail/web: schwer@us.ibm.com http://www.austin.ibm.com/sns/rich.htm
>"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
>I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.",
>Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> on 10/06/99 11:12:18 AM
>To:   Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS
>cc:   j@w3.org, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>Subject:  Re: General comment
>schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
>> As a general comment, Braille needs to be capitalized throughout both the
>> guidelines and techniques document.
>Wendy Chisholm tells me that "Braille" should only be capitalized when
>used as the name of Mr. Braille. It appears as "braille" in the WCAG
>UAGL for that reason.
> _ Ian
>Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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