Bookshare uses liblouis and liblouisxml for its braille translations. The manuals for liblouis and liblouisxml are in the Bookshare collection. John On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 10:28:56PM -0800, Chela Robles wrote: > Liblouis: a Free Braille Translator > > Liblouis is an open-source braille translator and back-translator. It > features support for computer and literary braille, contracted and > uncontracted translation for many, many languages (Arabic, Armenian, > Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, > Estonian, Finish, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, > Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Norwegian, Slovakian, > Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Welsh) and has support for > hyphenation. New languages can easily be added through tables that support > a rule or dictionary based approach. Included are also tools for testing > and debugging tables. > > Liblouis also supports math braille (Nemeth and Marburg). The formatting > of braille is provided by the companion project liblouisxml. > > Liblouis has features to support screen-reading programs. This has led to > its use in two Open Source screenreaders, NVDA and Orca. It is also used > in some commercial assistive technology applications, from ViewPlus for > example. Liblouis is based on the translation routines in the BRLTTY > screenreader for Linux. It has, however, gone far beyond these routines. > It is named in honor of Louis Braille. In Linux and Mac OSX it is a shared > library, and in Windows it is a DLL. > > Click this link to download the Liblouis braille translator from > Soft4000.com. > > ---------------- > *If you go without playing the trumpet for one day, no one knows, two > days, only you know, and more than three days without practicing, girl you > better look out, because everyone will know!* > ---------------- > Chela Robles > E-Mail: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx > MSNWindowsLive Messenger: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxxxx > Skype: jazzytrumpet > > References > > Visible links > 1. http://www.fredshead.info/2010/01/liblouis-free-braille-translator.html > 2. http://www.soft4000.com/linux/download-liblouis-1-8-0/ > 3. mailto:cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx > 4. mailto:cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxxxx -- John J. boyer; President, Chief Software Developer Abilitiessoft, Inc. http://www.abilitiessoft.com Madison, Wisconsin USA Developing software for people with disabilities To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.