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Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 09:59:15AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> About the upstream support, speakup works with 2.6.  But I've looked at
> the source code, and safety/security issues are clearly still there.
> > Have these issues been taken up on the Speakup mailing list with the
> > developers?
> Yes, and it's hard to have patches merged there :(

That's not good. If they don't deal with the problems then their chances of
ever having their work merged by Linus are within epsilon of 0.
> > Also, it was mentioned in a recent mailing list post that Ubuntu
> > provides it by default.
> Possibly.
> > Perhaps the version they are using fixes the issues you're referring
> > to.
> Clearly no (as it would need a huge refactoring of the source code).

I suppose that leaves Yasr as the best alternative unless someone fixes

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