[LAD] [LAU] [ANN] LADI Session Handler - Preview 1
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Sep 1 12:36:24 UTC 2009
Julien Claassen wrote:
> OK, I decided to do a quickie on-list, because I think it might be of
> interest. This is about blind people and screenreaders. If your not
> interested, just stop here. No ladish relevance in here. :-)
> You can use Linux perfectly without any screenreader like Orca or
> Adriana (Adriane?). Linux offers so many text-based applications, that
> a blind person can easily stick to the commandline only.
> For the commandline you only need a braille-display driver. There
> are two of them: brltty (currently maintained and Debian standard,
> also needed for Orca) and SBl (SuSE Blinux). Not sure if the latter is
> still maintained.
> goodies of the web, you would most certainly want a screenreader. The
> same goes for having to read AND write WORD or OFFICE documents.
> Reading is no problem, writing is the barrier. :-)
> Still I'm not sure how much a screenreader would help with the big
> audio apps. My knowledge is, that some of them bring their own
> widgets, which Orca finds dificult, and they sometimes use other
> purely grapical means of control. The latter is true for at least some
> Sorry, iff I didn't tell you anything new or interesting. I just
> thought, it might be the right time to brag a little. :-)
> Warm regards
It's important :)
we're talking about audio and everybody able to see today, can become
blind tomorrow ;). Anyway applications should have comfortable features
for people who are able to see (I'm able to see and I like some
comfortable graphical issues ;)), but it shouldn't be forgotten that
seeing shouldn't be needed to make music ;) ... we're listening with our
ears and not our eyes.
Thanks for your advice :).
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