backspace says nothing while in a command line using speakup cvs from Dec 28

Luke Yelavich themuso at
Tue Feb 1 17:40:12 EST 2005

On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 09:13:46AM EST, Thomas Stivers wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 11:53:55 AM -0700, Sean McMahon wrote:
> > I don't think I always had this problem with this version of speakup, but
> > speakup now isn't saying when I'm typing something from the shell prompt then
> > backspaceing over a character.  hitting the read current char key says nothing.
> > This doesn't happen when I'm using mutt to write an email with nano as the
> > editor.Before I call this a bugg, what parameters should I try to change in
> > speakup?  My synth is a bns and the kernel is a custom 2.4.27 with a distro of
> > debian sarge.
> Not sure exactly, but I have had a similar problem with vim for some
> time.

I also experience the same problem in links the chain I think it is. 
When entering text in a text box, or even a URL to go to, pressing 
backspace doesn't read the character that you are deleting.


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