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Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

Attilio Fiandrotti, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 13:43:15 +0100, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >Frans Pop, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 04:10:31 +0100, a écrit :
> >
> >>During the World Free Software Conference 3.0 (that bubulle, tbm and I 
> >>attended in Extremadura last week) I spoke with Willie Walker who works 
> >>for Sun on Accessibility and Speech.
> >>
> >>Willie is the lead man behind ORCA [1], which works with GTK and could 
> >>thus possibly be integrated in the graphical installer.
> >
> >
> >One good thing of this would be to have speech accessibility without the
> >need for having a speakup-patched kernel (though that would be useful
> >too).
> I just installed ORCA (actually i wasn't able to test it because it 
> crashed), but already during the installation process i become worried 
> about the many dependancies orca brings in.
> It depends, roughly, from python, parts of the gnome desktop and other 
> auxiliary libraries, and actually none of trem is already available in 
> the d-i (they would take some additional megs on the installer ISO).
> I'd like also to point out that the graphical installer is pure GTK+, no 
> GNOME components are present inthe instaler: would ORCA still apply in 
> such an environment?

Orca peeks information from GTK+ widgets via atk, gnome is not involved


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