[bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  • From: Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 18:24:19 -0700 (PDT)

Oh--then we should use two dashes rather than the em
dash, I guess. Thanks for telling me. I'll change my
habits right now, starting with the book I'm
validating now.


--- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> No, the em dash doesn't translate properly into
> Braille, at least not the 
> way Bookshare does it. The convention for Braille is
> to use two hyphens for 
> the em dash, but for some reason Bookshare's Braille
> translator just puts in 
> one hyphen.
> Evan
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Jamie Yates, CPhT
>   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:51 PM
>   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes
>   I just wanted to make sure that the em dash
> correctly translates into 
> Braille. I know not all characters do. And I know
> that there was recent 
> discussion about it but I have to confess I really
> didn't pay enough 
> attention to it.
>   I figured I could look it up in the manual. Some
> books use tons of em 
> dashes.
>   Jamie in Michigan
>   Currently Reading - Loyalty in Death - J.D. Robb
>   $10 Off Any Purchase at 39DollarGlasses! (discount
> applied at checkout) 

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