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Subject: Re: developing rockbox page for blind users

Re: developing rockbox page for blind users

From: Tapio Kelloniemi <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:03:29 +0300

On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 09:52:27PM +1000, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> Hi,
> What does everyone think of having a wiki page for blind users which
> will have the following:
> How to code when your blind;
> how to setup your environment;
> Describes how to apply patches

All this is pretty trivial and is described in that famous manual.

> and how to use cygwin with a screenreader;

This could be useful for window$ developers since using console applications
in general might be a problem (don't know for sure though). The reason why I
haven't touched window$ (if we ignore ideology here) is that it is so
difficult (compared to Linux console).

> Maybe linux as well if someone knows about that;

No need to explain anything special, everything is well documented in the
Wiki (installing the cross compiler, etc.).

> Comments? Suggestions?

Cygwin support might be appropriate for someone, but I strongly recommend
that general instructions for compiling Rockbox would not be repeated there.

Received on 2007-09-20

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