chuckh at sent.com
Sat Oct 9 05:25:32 EDT 2004
Have you noticed that pressing "say_line" twice in rapid succession will
do what you ask? or nearly so?
On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Speaking as one who has recently (and with trepidation) cracked a Python
> book or two:
> Might Speakup be more helpful regarding white space at the beginning of
> a line? Those who know about such things will immediately recognize that
> this kind of information is critical in languages like Python.
> I would suggest two ways to get useful data like this. Either or both
> would do the trick, I'm sure.
> 1.) A configurable toggle to announce, in a different pitched voice,
> the number of white space elements at the beginning of a line. So, for
> two tab chars it would say "two," and for 4 spaces (ASCII 32) it would
> say "four." I believe asap for DOS did something like this.
> 2.) A togglable configuration feature that beeps the speaker. So, 2
> tabs would yield two beeps. This would probably be less valuable in
> circumstances where there are many white space chars -- 8 beeps for 8
> spaces might be less helpful, in other words.
> What'ch'ya think, Kirk?
> Yes, yes, I know. I should be able to just send you a patch. But, I'm
> just beginning to crack the books! <grin>
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