[Nfbmo] Braille capitalization.

Fred goodfolks at charter.net
Sat Apr 11 12:22:39 UTC 2009

To highlight the work of Louis Braille, the inventor of the reading and 
writing system used by blind people everywhere, and to emphasize the 
of the system, it is practice of the National Federation of the Blind to use 
a capital B when writing any instance of the word "Braille." However, it has
been a convention of the Library of Congress to begin the word with 
lowercase b when used in any context other than a title or as a name. 
Therefore, to
maintain uniformity within this program, the National Federation of the 
Blind uses the lowercase b on the word "braille" in all written material 
to the braille certification courses, unless the word is part of a title or 
indicates a name.

Fred Olver 

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