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Bug#616397: release-notes: Add an essential note for accessibility issues with charset different than UTF8 on Gnome

Package: release-notes
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable


I suggest you to add to the release notes the following paragraph. It is 
essential, because without such info, Gnome is not usable anymore for a blind 
people and the upgrade becomes a bad experience.

" gnome-orca (accessibility section)

gnome-orca is a screen reader which allows sight impaired users to access to the
GUI interface and the GNOME desktop environment. 

The users of this package should be aware of the fact that there is an important change between gnome
suite release 2.22 and 2.30. Indeed, gnome-orca is unable to read and analysing
the desktop and the window manager window (i.e. nautilus or gnome-panel) if you do not use a UTF-8 charset. It means that if you are not using the UTF-8 charset, gnome-orca will not read at all the menu at which you access to via alt-F1 or the desktop (alt-ctrl-d), or the Run bar (alt-F2). It can read other applications such as iceweasel or gnome-terminal, but it is not perfectly optimal (e.g. alt-tab is very slow with gnome-orca).

To workaround the issue, you must do, as root user, dpkg-reconfigure locale and choose the locale for your language which handles UTF-8 by default. Then, reboot the system so that the change would produce an effect."

Hope it will help. I submitted a bug about this, documented by a11y team. I 
repeat, but it's very important, because before this, I considered squeeze
unusable for blind people in graphic interface.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.8
  APT prefers oldstable
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-bpo.5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR@euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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