How to fix those errors?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 08:37:22 CET 2014


On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 6:25 PM, Gregory Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Taking this even further, we could allow all
> characters to be encoded in 90-degree-rotated
> Braille. This would be a tremendous advantage
> for blind or poorly-sighted Python users.

Indeed. However, which way should they be rotated? Clockwise or
counterclockwise? We would need a special encoding cookie, consisting
of the Braille encoding of "zero-width space", with a guarantee that
its inverted form will never be used to mean anything. Alternatively,
you could have programs attempt to autodetect the rotation used, which
will be perfect unless Bush hid the facts.

ChrisA



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