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  1. Why is Qt5 not displaying Braille?

    While evaluating the cross-platform accessibility of Qt5, I stumbled across this deficiency:

    #include <QApplication>
    #include <QTextEdit>
    
    int main(int argv, char **args)
    {
      QApplication app(argv, args);
    
      QTextEdit textEdit;
      textEdit.setText(u8"\u28FF");
      textEdit.show();
    
      return app.exec();
    }
    

    (compile with -std=c++11).

    On my system, this "application" does not show …

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  2. Call for Help: BMC -- Braille Music Compiler

    Since 2009, I am persuing a personal programming project. As I am not a professional programmer, I have spent quite a lot of that time exploring options. I have thrown out about three or four prototype implementations already. My last implementation seems to contain enough accumulated wisdom to be actually …

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  3. soundCLI works again

    I recently ranted about my frustration with GStreamer in a SoundCloud command-line client written in Ruby.

    Well, it turns out that there was quite a bit confusion going on. I still haven't figured out why my initial tries resulted in an error regarding $DISPLAY not being set. But now that …

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