DAISY Braille in DAISY Modular Extension Working Group

October 26, 2006
Edited by Joel Håkansson

Braille in DAISY - Glossary

Braille enriched XML

An XML-document with additional markup from the Braille Markup Set

Braille Markup Extension Set

Any markup that is not available in DTBook that is needed in automated braille production. A subset of the Braille Markup Set. The project deliverable labelled "a vocabulary for braille editing in DTBook"

Braille Markup Extension Set Requirements

The project deliverable labelled "a document describing the editing requirements of braille" in the charter.

Braille Markup Set

The complete set of markup needed in any XML-based automated braille production

Braille Transcription System

The project deliverable labelled "a fully automated conversion between DTBook and "

Content translator

Component of the Braille Transcription System


The process of putting braille glyphs on paper


An embossing device


Internationalization. The design and development of a product, application or document content that enables easy localization for target audiences that vary in culture, region or language.


Localization. The adaptation of a product, application or document content to meet the language, cultural and other requirements of a specific target market (a "locale").

Layout definer

Component of the Braille Transcription System. The specification of layout

Layout renderer

Component of the Braille Transcription System

Portable Embosser Format (PEF)

The project deliverable labelled "an independent, non-proprietary and universal embosser format"


The process of putting ink on paper


A printing device


The tokens used to specify a language


The process of creating a braille document


The process of translating content into braille glyphs