OT: Braille Hexadecimal

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Sun Apr 23 17:04:15 UTC 2017

actually, there are two ways this can be handled.
1. use grade 1 braille for this
2. use computer braille (which can be a real pain at times, but it has greater flexibility).


On Apr 23, 2017, at 6:18 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> 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.
> -- 
> Sincerely,
> Jeffery Wright
> President Emeritus, Nu Nu Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa.
> Former Secretary, Student Government Association, College of the Albemarle.
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