Re: Vision impaired interface

From: Edward Cherlin <edward_dot_cherlin_at_etssg_dot_com>
Date: Fri Oct 31 2003 - 13:22:41 CST

On Friday 31 October 2003 07:50 am, Peter B. Maggs wrote:
> > Braille Keyboard
> Most blind people don't know Braille. Almost all blind people
> who know Braille also know the QWERTY keyboard. A lot of blind
> people know the QWERTY keyboard but don't know Braille. So I
> think we don't need to worry about the Braille keyboard.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, "almost all" doesn't
necessarily cut it. Since there is no real difficulty supporting
Braille, we should put it into the design and ask the people who
actually know something about the issues whether it is Necessary
or just Nice To Have.

Edward Cherlin, Simputer Evangelist
Encore Technologies (S) Pte. Ltd.
Computers for all of us,
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