Re: Linux 9 stretch What to do about reviving speakup?
A hearty second to Janina's thanks to both Samuel and Okash.
I wasn't aware of their "screen reader usage" status till recently.
Your efforts are very much appreciated.
On Mon, Apr 01, 2019 at 05:45:55AM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> I just want to thank you for many critical contributions to Linux
> accessibility over the past 15 years or more, and especially for your
> contributions to Speakup.
> I suspect not everyone on list is aware that you, yourself don't rely on screen
> reading technology. I believe the same is true of Okash. My thanks to
> both of you for keeping our favorite interface tools viable on our
> favorite platform.
> Samuel Thibault writes:
> > Hello,
> > Kirk Reiser, le ven. 29 mars 2019 18:03:07 -0400, a ecrit:
> > > I mistakenly assumed that you had others on the accessibility team
> > > helping to catch problems as they come through. I figured as picky as
> > > the kernel folks were that they would have scads of volunteers helping
> > > make sure every brace and blank line was properly placed.
> > In general about accessibility stuff, assume lack of manpower :/
> > > Maybe something changed in the scheduling of the package
> > > installation to remove the positioning of stopping a running
> > > application and restarting it.
> > It seems it happened on migrating to a systemd service.
> > I've always said systemd would bring issues in all kind of places ;
> > that's basically one of them, and lack of testing and actual reporting
> > made it appear.
> > > p.s. I believe we've just passed the 20th anniversary of my first releasees of speakup.
> > Oh, I thought it was older than that.
> > Samuel
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> Janina Sajka
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup: http://a11y.org
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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