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Subject: Re: rockbox and voice files

Re: rockbox and voice files

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 08:34:07 -0000

> Unfortunately, we have no blind developers willing to work on it. Simply
> turning of the monitor and attempting to use it does not help improve the
> accessibility because none of our sighted developers have any experience
> with this, and it's impossibly to fully unlearn sighted habits when normal
> computer use is still such.
> Until such time as we get a blind user who's willing to put the effort
> into improving it, it's unlikely it will see more than gradual, marginal
> improvements. And even then, these improvements won't happen at all if
> blind users simply say things such as "it blows" rather than taking the
> time to file clear reports both on what specifically isn't working as
> expected, and what can possibly be done to improve it, preferably by way
> of the bug tracker.

Hi. I thought that the major problem with accessibility of the rockbox
utility was the fact that the version of qt it is built with isn't very
friendly with screen readers? I thought the qt developers had addressed this
in an update though.

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