[bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  • From: "Susan" <slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 21:38:25 -0500

I never do!
 

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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Julia Kulak
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:35 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

Oh no! So now I have to change all those retarded m dashes in that great big
seven hundred page book! Is that correct?
Julia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 6:24 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes


> 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.
>
> Cindy
>
> --- 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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