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Re: Braille printers drivers

Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> writes:

> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 11:17:51AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>> Kenny Hitt, le Thu 29 May 2008 05:06:21 -0500, a écrit :
>> > Normally, the difference with Braille printers is the format of the file.
>> Just like any other printer.
> Correct.
>> > The text will need to be converted to brf first.
>> Just like .pdf usually need to be converted to .ps first.
> It's a highly natural-language-dependent process, involving context-dependent
> rules as well as conversion of the input file format to appropriate page
> layout and formatting instructions for braille. Think of it as analogous to
> converting a TeX or XML file to PS or PDF, with a BRF file as equivalent to a
> PS or PDF file.

True.  But I'd expect from a braille printer driver to at least
correctly handle UTF-8 braille.

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