[BRLTTY] Contraction error and no patch: GHz

Lee Maschmeyer leemer1 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 29 21:13:19 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:25:41PM -0400, Dave Mielke wrote:
> [quoted lines by Lee Maschmeyer on 2010/07/28 at 21:03 -0400]
> >GHz is a unique word. It's to be brailled like this (read in 8-dot
> >computer braille):
> >
> >,g,hz
> >
> >I can't hit on a table entry to cause this though. No matter what I
> >put in the table brltty brailles it (8-dot computer braille again):
> >
> >,,<,'z
> >
> >A friend of mine hit on what seems proper logic: Since G is a metric
> >abbreviation in its own right, it can't be included with Hz, a
> >separate abbreviation.
> Do you think it's worth a lot of trouble to try to generalize this in some 
> special way, or might it be better to simply use "word GHz ="?

That doesn't work...


Lee Maschmeyer

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