speakup as modules
Ameer_Armaly at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 16 21:15:51 EST 2004
What's keeping it from beeing included; just lack of support or lack of
interest among the mainstream kernel group?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: speakup as modules
> Top answer--flexibility is good. Having a choice means serving different
> needs more comprehensively.
> For example, in my case, on my portable machine, I may, or may not, have
> a hardware synth plugged in. And, if I do have one plugged in, it could
> one of several, a Litetalk or a DEC Talk Express, for instance. Because
> Speakup is modular, I can also switch synths without rebooting.
> In the long run, it's probably critical for Speakup to be modular if
> we're ever to see it included in the stock kernel.
> Ameer Armaly writes:
> > From: "Ameer Armaly" <Ameer_Armaly at hotmail.com>
> > Hi all.
> > Out of curiosity, I was wondering what is special about running speakup
builtin or as a module? Many people seem to use it as a module set, and I
would think it's safer to have it talk at startup, to insure that kernels
run smoothly, but this is just my opinion; maybe it's just because I used to
misscompile my kernels so many times in the past.
> > Thanks,
> > Ameer
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