Bug#721763: [brltty] Idea to get id for free
Bastien ROUCARIES, le Fri 25 Oct 2013 15:43:17 +0200, a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Bastien ROUCARIES, le Fri 25 Oct 2013 08:55:48 +0200, a écrit :
> >> Fdti and the other one in this thread accept to be reflashed for pid/vid only.
> >> So let reserve a few id on openmoko and ask your user to reflash.
> > I don't think a user will dare to reflash his braille device. Those cost
> > thousands of dollars and are typically the only way their owners would
> > be able to use a computer.
> Changind vid/pid of usb adaptater is ultra low risk.
Does one need specific hardware for that?
Also, it means windows screen readers won't recognize the hardware any
> You could always do it in reverse.
So windows screen readers could work again. That however means having
to do the operation each time.
> And if manufacturer but the usb logo on their product it is violation
> of FTDI usb forum trademark so we could prod the manufactuer.
Users are mostly dependent on their manufacturer, not really the
Actually, I don't think manufacturers care a lot about being allowed to
put the USB logo on their product, it is mostly unreadable for blind