Speakup's future

Steve Holmes steve at holmesgrown.com
Sun Dec 30 18:17:10 EST 2007

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I think compatibility with latest kernels and more mainstreaming is
far more important than JFW keyboard look-alikes.  The world does
*NOT* revolve around Jaws!

On Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 02:56:58PM -0600, Glenn Ervin wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Joseph C. Lininger" <jbahm at pcdesk.net>
> To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 8:12 AM
> Subject: Re: Speakup's future
> ** You wrote:
> I don't mean to sound like a jerk. It's going to come across that way,
> but I promise that's not how I mean what I'm about to say.
> I have offered to assist a few times, but haven't really had any takers.
> I am experienced in C programming. I don't have any real experience
> writing Linux kernel code, but I am willing to learn if doing so would
> help the Linux community. All I really need is someone to show me what I
> need to know or to tell me where I can find the information. I also need
> to know what it is that needs doing in the immediate future in Speakup
> and who is working on what. I would be happy to do what I can to help.
> * I sure hope that someone would get back to work on making a keyboard 
> layout like JFW.
> That is the one thing that really bugs me about Speakup.
> I think it may make sense to some folks, but I think that the JFW layout is 
> the most intuitive, and I don't care to switch back and fourth between 
> keyboard layouts.  There was once a layout for JFW-style keystrokes, but I 
> don't think it has been kept up.
> I think more people would go for SpeakUp if that was available.  GW-Micro 
> was wise to implement this in W.E.
> Glenn
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