Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] rfc: Accessibility on our release media
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 03:40:13
Message-Id: 20090523034010.GA1113@linux1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] rfc: Accessibility on our release media by Robyn Dawn Hannigan
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Hi all,

my concern is that there is no documentation for catalyst, and it would
take a lott of time for us to figure out how to use it.  Also, I
disagree with having separate isos for us.  I feel that the default isos
for gentoo should be accessible.  Since releng is making cds, I want to
try to work with them first to get accessibility on those cds to happen.

Also, making the packages work correctly is not just a matter of adding
them to the cd, we have to make the boot scripts recognize that we want
speech.  I have given releng a patch to do this, see this bug:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/267708.

Also, there is support on the development mailing list for getting this
put on the cds, so I want to work with them first before I attempt to
figure out another means of making the distribution accessible.

- --
William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead
williamh@g.o
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