[chuck-users] Multiline Braille display

tempjayren at gmail.com tempjayren at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 16:35:26 EDT 2011

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the pitch thing confuses me a bit.
we've got mouse cursor location in at least one screen reader. it uses
pitched beeps also panning higher pitch higher the mouse on the
screen, left and right indicate where the mouse is on x, y is the freq.

On 8/26/2011 2:35 PM, Kassen wrote:
> Loosely related thoughts;
> It seems to me that while Python substitutes indentation for braces
> ChucK uses the "read left to right" strategy to remove (some)
> braces. This is interesting to me in this context; I write quite a
> lot of Scheme and because of the amount of braces there I think I
> would be unable to do that without highlighting; not really a
> friendly language for people with visual challenges. ChucK does
> away with some of that, as long as we have a linear signal-flow,
> but clearly not nearly with all of it. I don't think we would want
> to go that far because some structures in the code reflect
> structures in the sounds that we use. One possible approach to this
> could be using interface sonification instead of highlighting.
> Pitches could be used to indicate how deeply nested the cursor
> currently is, for example. This kind of sonification could be used
> a bit like those DJ programs work. By that I mean two "mixes" could
> be made, one aimed at the programmer, one meant to be recorded or
> broadcasted to a live audience.
> Just thinking out loud, Kas.
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