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From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: torvalds@osdl.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Basic braille screen reader support
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 17:24:41 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080204172441.GP5205@implementation.uk.xensource.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080204171008.GA22050@kroah.com>

Hello,

Greg KH, le Mon 04 Feb 2008 09:10:08 -0800, a écrit :
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 03:18:43AM +0000, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > This adds a minimalistic braille screen reader support.
> > This is meant to be used by blind people e.g. on boot failures or when /
> > cannot be mounted etc and thus the userland screen readers can not work.
> 
> Will this api work with the SpeakUp kernel drivers?  Are the hooks
> sufficient for what those drivers are expecting?

SpeakUp and this are quite independant (though they will probably both
end up in the drivers/a11y/ directory), at least just because the way
they review the screen is very different.  Speech synthesis' matter is
the time to say things, while braille's matter is the space to show
things.

However, they share the same low-level primitives: the recently added
keyboard and vc notifiers, screen_glyph(), inverse_translate(),
kd_mksound, etc.

> > Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org
> 
> You forgot a trailing '>'  :)

Ergl :)

Samuel

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-04 17:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-04  3:18 Samuel Thibault
2008-02-04  3:22 ` Samuel Thibault
2008-02-04 17:10 ` Greg KH
2008-02-04 17:24   ` Samuel Thibault [this message]
2008-02-04 18:06     ` Greg KH
2008-02-04 18:15       ` Samuel Thibault
2008-02-04 18:27         ` Greg KH
2008-02-05 22:00 ` [PATCH,RESEND] " Samuel Thibault
2008-02-06  0:58   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-06  2:04     ` Samuel Thibault
2008-02-22  0:28       ` [PATCH2] " Samuel Thibault
2008-02-23  8:04         ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-23 13:10           ` Samuel Thibault
2008-02-23 13:15             ` [PATCH] Braille screen reader fixes Samuel Thibault
2008-02-23 13:17             ` [PATCH] Braille screen reader documentation Samuel Thibault
2008-04-24  0:39             ` [PATCH2] Basic braille screen reader support Samuel Thibault
2008-04-24  4:46               ` Andrew Morton
2008-04-24 10:21               ` Alan Cox
2008-04-24 11:09                 ` Samuel Thibault
2008-03-19 18:57   ` [mmotm build error] Re: [PATCH,RESEND] " Randy Dunlap
2008-03-20  2:07     ` Samuel Thibault
2008-03-20  4:19       ` Randy Dunlap

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