Janina Sajka janina at
Fri Dec 21 11:47:04 EST 2001


The gnome accessibility will be just that--gnome. Their focus is 
applications on the gnome desktop, and that's a very good thing.

We'll still have speakup and brltty for the rest of it. Rather a win win 
scenario, I think.

On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Michael wrote:

> Hello list:
> Isn't Gnopernicus going to make provisions for blind and visually impaired
> persons to be able to install and configure a distribution from the ground
> up similar to what Speakup does?
> Or is it going to be a JFW similarity for the Gnome II desktop, leaving us
> back to a windows
> 9-X NT situation, where we have to in list once again, the assistance of the
> sited, to read our screens up until Gnopernicus can be started? I'm waiting
> for the Official release so that I can look at Mandrake as a distribution.
> How ever, I'm going to be getting my feet wet with Slackware next week.
>  In case I don't post a message on the list before Christmas:
> every one have a mary Christmas and a prosperous new year.
> Michael VO1RYN
> _______________________________________________
> Speakup mailing list
> Speakup at

				Janina Sajka, Director
				Technology Research and Development
				Governmental Relations Group
				American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Email: janina at		Phone: (202) 408-8175

Chair, Accessibility SIG
Open Electronic Book Forum (OEBF)

Will electronic books surpass print books? Read our white paper,
Surpassing Gutenberg, at

Download a free sample Digital Talking Book edition of Martin Luther
King Jr's inspiring "I Have A Dream" speech at

Learn how to make accessible software at

More information about the Speakup mailing list