[bksvol-discuss] Re: braille contractions

  • From: "Sharon Jackson" <dolly1025@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 17:18:43 -0400

Thanks for the clarification.  I thought I would have heard something from
our department if the UBC had gone into affect.

Sharon
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jill O'Connell" <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 3:45 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: braille contractions


> Just yesterday I received the magazine "braille memorandum" which is the
> publication of the Braille Revival League, ACB's special interest group.
Kim
> Charlson who is the present BANA chairman had quite a lengthy article
> concerning their meeting and in it states that the U.S. is taking no
> position at this time. Similar information is also available on their web
> site which is www.brailleauthority.org. Other countries are free to use
the
> revised UEBC but the U.S. will do nothing at the present time. You will
> notice that the article you posted doesn't say that the U.S. has adopted
the
> code and will be using it at this time.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2004 7:57 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: braille contractions
>
>
> > BANA adopted the New Braille Code about four months ago.
> >
> > So it is live and active.  Actually both organizations did not oppose
it.
> > smile, only one did, the ACB and the NFB decided to not get involved,
> though
> > if they had did a public statement which of course would have meant they
> > agreed with the ACB, then the BANA would have not adopted it.  But...
> water
> > under the bridge.  I guess it is an indicator of universal cooperation.
> >
> >
> > Shelley L. Rhodes and Judson, guiding golden
> > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> > Graduate Advisory Council
> > www.guidedogs.com
> > Never let mistakes or wrong directions, of which every man falls
> > into many, discourage you.  There is precious instruction to be
> > got by finding where we were wrong.
> >
> >       -- Thomas Carlyle
> >
> >
> >
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