[Mm-friends] UEB Presentation

jose cruz josecruz at panix.com
Mon Feb 16 05:26:29 EST 2015


 Hello! I agree! Let us form an organization to bring some sense 
and reason to the situation and to go back to Grade II U.S.

Jose


> ----- Original Message -----
>From: Mary Emerson via Mm-friends <mm-friends at acbradio.org
>To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org
>Date sent: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:00:35 +0000
>Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] UEB Presentation

>Chris and list,

>Thanks for speaking up. At least I'm not the only one who isn't 
in favor
>of UEB. One thing I particularly find annoying is two-celled 
signs for
>computer Braille. I continue to use the old U.S. computer Braille 
code,
>one cell per computer symbol. It's my default code for the 
display
>that's hooked up to my PC. Having worked both as a programmer and
>technical writer, I needed to be sure certain characters were 
lined up
>precisely, especially when I wrote code that was structured and 
had five
>or six routines inside each other. It was much easier for both my
>sighted colleagues and me to read if each little routine was 
indented
>three spaces inside the previous one, and it never would have 
been as
>easy to code if I would have had to consider two-celled symbols. 
So, as
>usual, the old single-cell-per-symbol computer code is still a 
winner
>for me.

>Mary
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