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Subject: Re: Reviewers and committer for talkative RB

Re: Reviewers and committer for talkative RB

From: Stéphane Doyon <>
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 01:24:40 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 12 Oct 2006, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

>> Anyway I'd like to work on some of that, in what little spare time I have
>> :-). I just wanted to make sure there's no actual opposition to this sort
>> of stuff.
> Absolutely not! We are delighted to have a coder that gives these things some
> attention.

Thanks for all the responses I got on this thread. However, when I asked
whether there was any interest for improved voice feedback, I should have
asked whether there was any such interest AMONG DEVELOPERS :-). I have
received almost no feedback to any of my patches. Is there anything I can
do to change that?

It would be motivating to get some of this stuff committed.

P#6159 Add voice to roughly 100 splashe screens and yesno menus
I'm pretty much satisfied with that one. It's nice to be told things like
"Directory buffer full", "Really delete", "Erase dynamic playlist?",

P#6171 Talking quick screen
Seems to work fine.

P#6138 Be more talkative in info menu
Pretty trivial stuff...

P#6236 talk mp3 clip fallback
This one did receive comments. I have rearranged the existing settings as
suggested. Works for me.

P#6237 Shorter hover delay for talk mp3 clips
Feedback and testing would be nice.

P#6239 Lack of protection against reuse of p_thumbnail: tentative fix
Works for me.

P#6240 Improved voice feedback in bookmark selection
Works for me. Seems to me the "most recent bookmarks" list is pretty much
useless for blind users without this.

P#6271 Say something when entering an empty directory
Just posted that one, seems to work.

P#6188 Tracklock: audio book mode, avoid unintentional track skips
That's the one preventing inadvertent track skips, such as for audio
books. I'm never losing my place anymore. I would like to know what others
think about the way it's done though. Also it's incomplete: missing key
mappings and visual feedback.

I also have this one that's not voice / accessibility related:
P#6238 A few more intuitive key mappings for X5
Do these make sense?


Stéphane Doyon
Received on 2006-11-01

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