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From: foser <foser@g.o>
Subject: Re: mozilla access
Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2004 14:15:24 +0200
On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 08:55 -0500, Kenny Hitt wrote:
> Hi.  Earlier this year I posted a message about problems with Mozilla
> accessibility.  Specifically, I couldn't get any feedback from Mozilla using
> Gnome and Gnopernicus.  I finally figured out that you need to set 
> GTK_MODULES.  I added the line
> 
> export GTK_MODULES=gail:atk-bridge
> 
> to my ~/.bashrc.  I start Gnome from a text console, so my Gnome sessions
> will always have as much access to Mozilla as Gnopernicus provides.
> At this point, all you can get from Mozilla is the text of the web page in 
> carrot browsing mode.  the Links aren't spoken, so you still can't
> do very much.
> For comparison, I can read the text of the page and also hear the links spoken
> using lynx in a Gnome terminal.

What do the a11y devs say about this? I suppose we could add something
of this sorts to the gtk+ ebuild and set it in the environment,
depending on the accessibility flag set ?

- foser

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