From: Dean Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 12 2005 - 07:47:19 CST
Marco Cimarosti wrote at 1:54 PM on Tuesday, April 12, 2005:
>Dean Snyder wrote:
>> 2) Other than speech synthesis, how do blind CJK computer
>> users interact with text on their computers?
>In braille, of course...
>Chinese braille is phonetic (so, no ideographs!); ...Also
>Japanese braille is phonetic, and uses cells to represents kana letters
>(so, no kanji, and no differentiation between hiragana and katakana)....
>In Korean, braille cells represent of course Hangul letters
But what recourses do they have when confronted with ideographic text?
Dean A. Snyder
Assistant Research Scholar
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
Computer Science Department
Whiting School of Engineering
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3400 North Charles Street
Johns Hopkins University
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