[Kde-accessibility] Gnome-braille and BrlAPI.
samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Thu Oct 19 15:56:33 CEST 2006
Willie Walker, le Thu 19 Oct 2006 09:48:44 -0400, a écrit :
> In any case, whether I can find history of the discussion or not, I'd
> like to propose this as an option. Samuel, what do you think about
> providing this kind of support directly in BrlTTY/BrlAPI?
Well, I'm not sure this would really fit into BrlAPI. Having it as a
library that uses BrlAPI seems just enough to me.
> thus simplifying the setup and use of braille.
Which setup? We will add in BrlAPI a way for client to get / set
parameters like 6/8 dot style, cursor style, ...
> It also puts the functionality into the hands of people who are
> properly resourced to support it.
Not necessarily. We BrlAPI people don't know much about Korean braille
etc, while Bill does.
Actually, the question is rather: where should the translation take
- In BrlTTY? That means that the whole text will have to be transmitted
from the application to BrlTTY, and the application won't have control
on how it is browsed.
- In the application? Then, I don't see why it should be in BrlAPI:
that can be left in an upper layer like gnome-braille.
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