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Re: [docbook] Braille

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Pawson" <>
To: "Sean Wheller" <>
Cc: "Docbook List" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [docbook] Braille

> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 16:14 +0200, Sean Wheller wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Can anyone describe the process and toolchain required in order to
> > and transform Docbook XML to Braille?
> Oh I wish Sean.
> HTML to braille would be a nice toolchain.
> Only one I know is French mathml to French braille.
> Though DAISY are working on mathml to audio,
>   possibly tactile braille later

There are several MathML-to-braille math code efforts underway [there are
many different braille math codes, sometimes more than one per country].
Two multi-lingual efforts are

DAISY will likely include MathML as it math representation, so braille
translation will hopefully come via one the above projects or some other
effort focused on a single braille math code.

Neil Soiffer
Senior Scientist                 phone: 562-433-0685
Design Science, Inc.   
"How Science Communicates"
MathType, WebEQ, MathPlayer, Equation Editor, TeXaide

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