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Re: An accessible bootloader

Mario Lang, le Sun 08 Jul 2012 21:54:58 +0200, a écrit :
> Francisco Rafael Del Roio <francipvb@hotmail.com> writes:
> > I was read about an accessibility issue in the “debian-boot” list, and
> > I think that the solution for this is, in my opinion, to make a
> > bootloader using the linux kernel and an initramfs containing the
> > speakup kernel module and the espeakup program, just as in the D-I.
> Can you provide a Message-ID for the thread you are refering to?

He probably means


> > Another solution, possibly, are to make some modules for the grub,
> > providing sound output and screen reading capability, using the espeak
> > code.
> I know that there is ongoing workto port BRLTTY to GRUB.  I don't know
> about any effort involving software speech synthesis though.

I had talked with phcoder, and before integrating a complete speech
synthesizer, we could simply integrating wav playing, and pre-synthesize
all known messages (and spell the rest).


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