Re: Bug#359062: debian-installer: bterm is not (yet) accessible for brltty
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- From: Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 00:13:23 +0200
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Joey Hess, le Mon 27 Mar 2006 17:04:09 -0500, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > There's also no necessary connection that I can see between bterms's
> > > display of asian characters in an utf-8 font and brltty. The installer
> > > is not dependent on bterm to emit asian characters, all bterm provides
> > > is a way to display said characters at the linux console.
> > And brltty needs a way to get these asian characters, hence it needs to
> > peek it from bterm.
> I don't now why you think utf-8 has to pass through bterm before being
> valid utf-8.
I'm not saying that. I'm seeing that debian-installer uses bterm by
default now. Well, fine, but brltty needs to get that utf-8 stream
somehow, for being able to display it on braille devices.
And the ideal would be _not_ the user to have to tinker with disabling
frame buffer and such manual intervention, because a lot of blind users
won't be able to do it.