OT: Braille Hexadecimal

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Sun Apr 23 16:18:06 UTC 2017

I use 8-dot computer Braille. The numbers are dropped so there is no
need for number/letter signs and no conflict.

On 4/23/17, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> Well, that's not hard for braille to do. Just have the number signs
> where they need to be, and just have the letter sign before a-f, then go
> back to numbers.
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> Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> writes:
>> Okay, so this has nothing to do with Linux or SBCs and almost nothing
>> to do with accessibility, but all I'm getting from Google is how
>> unicode handles visual braille and I figure these lists probably have
>> the highest concentration of those in the intersection of "geeky
>> enough to know hexadecimal" and "uses Braille on a regular basis".
>> So, in print or spoken, Hexadecimal uses the Letters A-F to represent
>> decimal values 10-15, but in braille, the letters A-F are already
>> doing double duty as the digits 1-6. I don't use braille, so I've
>> never run into this conflict of notation, but I find myself curious
>> how my braille reading peers resolve it.
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