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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] fonts.

I was thinking of 'example' as denoting an example of English with equivalent Braille, which is what every occurrence of Braille appears as part of, from my reading.  I didn't see any Braille that wasn't a part of such an example.

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> wrote:
On 7 December 2010 11:17, Nancy Harrison <nancylph@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> For the braille parts themselves, the phrase markup as you mention it seems
> like a good idea.
> For the surrounding text, I'd recommend enclosing each combination of
> standard English/Braille transcription within an InformalExample element. I
> didn't see any completely inline usage of Braille, so that should work.

Not sure they are all examples, but the logic is sound.
The wrappers are less of an issue, I wanted to find a way
of marking 'font' changes from text to simbraille | Ux2800 range,
which ever they choose.

> Otherwise, I found it a bit confusing to distinguish them in the Word
> document (even though I read some Braille).  Then you could use whatever
> enclosing tagging you need (e.g. para, InformalTable, SegmentedList,
> SimpleList,  etc.) within the InformalExample to contain the Braille phrases

Too true!
  The 'markup' in the word document is .... as it occurs I think.
 The styling has been picked up by one editor from the previous
No real consistency.

Thanks Nancy.

> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 5:08 AM, Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking at converting a Word file into docbook.
>> The word file contains 'black dot' braille,
>> a font which translates ASCII characters into
>> a pattern in a 6 dot cell.
>> Suggestions for markup please?
>> phrase class='braille-font'?
>> It is actually at block level (you don't get many
>> braille cells to a line), but
>> <para><phrase>  seems the best I can come up with.
>> http://iceb.org/Guidelines_for_Technical_Material_2008-10_read_only.doc
>> shows an example.
>> TIA
>> --
>> Dave Pawson
>> Docbook FAQ.
>> http://www.dpawson.co.uk
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Dave Pawson
Docbook FAQ.

Nancy Harrison
Infobridge Solutions 

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