LATIN (Uncontracted) Italian Flag

FUNCTIONAL SUMMARY

The Latin Uncontracted tables support print-to-braille translation of Latin-language literary text in grade 1 (uncontracted) braille only.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS

There are no special requirements or limitations.

BRAILLE to PRINT (also known as Back-translation)

Braille-to-print translation is supported for this language. However Braille-to-print translation may not be perfect, therefore errors could occur. If you find any errors or have suggestions, please send both the *.dxb and *.dxp files along with an explanation to: languages@duxsys.com (Please be sure to include sample files).

SECONDARY LANGUAGES SUPPORTED

No secondary languages are supported.

TECHNICAL BRAILLE CODES SUPPORTED

No technical codes are supported.

SUPPORTED DBT TRANSLATION CODES

[/] -- ignored

[ab] is equivalent to [g2]

[cz]

[fte~b]

[fte~i]

[fte~u]

[fts~b]

[fts~i]

[fts~u]

[g1] switches to "grade 1" (uncontracted) braille (which is always in effect anyway).

[g2] is allowed but ignored with this table.

[in] is equivalent to [g1]

[lng...] -- ignored.

[tx]

Other translation codes will generally be ignored, or may cause unpredictable translation results.

CHARACTERS SUPPORTED

The table is designed to work with the following groups of characters:

All ASCII printable characters

Accented characters and punctuation marks typical of French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish, Portuguese, and Finnish.

British pound sign ()

The above is a general guide only (see "General Notes" section at the beginning of this document).

REFERENCES, HISTORY AND CREDITS

These tables are based upon the information given for Italian in "World Braille Usage," a joint publication of UNESCO and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Washington, D.C. (1990).

The tables were originally developed in September 1997 by Duxbury Systems, Inc.

(Documentation reviewed: May 2006.)