List Archive: gentoo-accessibility
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If there's someone familiar with building an ISO from a current system or
remastering an existing one, would it be possible to run a test case? That
way we can both see if it works and answer the million dollar question? I
don't have an install of Gentoo locally or I'd make the attempt.
From: William Hubbs [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: May 22, 2009 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] rfc: Accessibility on our release media
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On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 06:13:44PM -0400, James Homuth wrote:
> Two words. Common sense. Linux by its very nature is designed to be
> easily accessible, most especially in its command line interface.
> Since Gentoo's instalation process is most if not all command line,
> that alone should be the perfect reasoning for including it. Simply
> put, if Ubuntu can do it with Gnome, there's absolutely no reason why
> Gentoo can't do it with command line aside from the fact we don't want
> to. And that, honestly, is not good enough.
The developers have asked me to sho how big the software is, and I have
done that. Basically, if you don't include alsa support, it is somewhere
around 3 mb or so. We will need alsa support as well for the software
speech, but I do not know how much space that will take up.
My goal is to get the software on all of our media and not just the live cd.
gentoo accessibility team lead
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