Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: foser <foser@g.o>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Cc: leonardop@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] mozilla access
Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2004 12:13:38
Message-Id: 1091967325.11396.2.camel@rivendell
In Reply to: [gentoo-accessibility] mozilla access by Kenny Hitt
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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