Isn't it also true that some of the braille translation software displays
the translated page in a graphics image for the sighted to proofread?
Maybe someone will produce a description of braille in something like
On Thu, 19 Dec 1996 email@example.com wrote:
> Let's move carefully on this one. I find myself torn between the
> conflicting notions that one cannot learn braille by computer and the
> fact that we have too few braille teachers. It also occurs to me that a
> blind person is not likely to learn braille this way, since we couldn't
> use a braille display to access the sight because we wouldn't know enough
> braille to do that. Some sort of teaching aid that would combine speech
> with a braille display seems to go beyond the scope of this effort. It
> almost seems that this effort should be aimed only at sighted braille
> teachers. I think we need to discuss this among ourselves before
> responding if a response is necessary. I know some will think that an
> inaccessible braille course is an outrage, but I don't think it is that
> I have specifically directed my comments to you alone, because I may be
> completely off base on this one, but obviously, go ahead and share this
> with anyone you deem appropriate.
> Steve Jacobson
> National Federation of the Blind
> 3M Company
> E-mail: SOJACOBSON@MMM.COM
> The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the 3M Company.
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