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Subject: Re: get back into rockbox and accessibility

Re: get back into rockbox and accessibility

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:51:22 +1100

2008/10/12 Daniel Dalton <d.dalton_at_iinet.net.au>:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:35:38PM +1100, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>> 2008/10/12 Daniel Dalton <d.dalton_at_iinet.net.au>:
>> > On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 11:57:11AM +1100, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>> >
>> >> How about working on fixing the patches you want so they can be committed?
>> >
>> > It seems a lot of the voice patches that we want won't be liked by the
>> > sighted developers:
>> > - for example a blind quickscreen
>> the quickscreen talks already
>
> I've got a patch that re-does the quickscreen so that there are button
> maps for time, battery level volume talk clips on/off etc...
>
> Sighted people wouldn't want that for example.
>
>>
>> > - New keymaps
>> how is a keymap sight-specific?
>
> I've written a patch that when you press a hot key from the wps it will
> bring up sdoyon's playingtime work so a blind user can quickly see
> length elapsed etc.
> Where as a sighted user could probably see this info when just listening
> to the song in the wps?
>

so do the patch in a way which can be disabled for people that dont
want it and submit it..

>> > - Talking plugins using the one voice file
> Should I send you all the patches I have installed so you know what I
> mean?
>
please dont... I fully understand what your talking about and once
again, its not going to be even considered for inclusion because thats
not how we want it done.

Jonathan
Received on 2008-10-12


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