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Re: Bug#771607: Re : Re: Re : Re: Bug#771607: unblock: brltty/5.2~20141018-2

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On Mon, Dec 01, 2014 at 01:21:27PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> MENGUAL Jean-Philippe, le Mon 01 Dec 2014 13:14:07 +0100, a écrit :
> > ----- Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> a écrit :
> > > MENGUAL Jean-Philippe, le Mon 01 Dec 2014 12:06:35 +0100, a écrit :
> > > > and MATE is much more suit when we try to have a universal desktop with braille, speech and magnifying, in particular due to its visual customization capabilities, disappeared in gnome.
> > > 
> > > Mmm, but do we have magnification support in MATE?  AIUI we don't.
> > 
> > At least there are much themes, large customizations (font, characters, colours of various items such as windows edges, areas, etc).
> It gives lesser choices in some areas, but isn't the lack of
> magnification support a problem?
> I mean AIUI gnome seems like a good default since it has support for a
> large range of accessibility features, even if it's not as good at some
> of them as MATE can be.  MATE, on the other hand, is notably missing
> magnification, which I think will be a real concern for quite a few
> people (as in: not usable at all), and AIUI MATE customizations will not
> be enough to deal with that.
> > Moreover, compiz can be easily implemented (Luca is doing).
> Please remember that we are talking about Jessie, not a downstream of
> Jessie.

This discussion seems to have run into the sand. Is there any news?

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