Looking for a Programming Project which would really benefit blind people
Willem van der Walt<email@example.com>
willem at top.health.gov.za
Thu Feb 26 06:51:21 UTC 2004
Here are two ideas:
1. Write a front-end to ecasound that make audio
easy for blind people.
2. Write a batch/command-line interface to gnome wave cleaner (gwc).
It is a program used to clean up old sound recordings.
On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, John J. Boyer wrote:
> I'm blind myself, and I'm hapiest when I have a good programming project.
> So I'm looking for suggestions for programs that would really benefit
> blind people. I think a text-mode program, possibly using the curses
> library, would be most appropriate. I've tested Gnome and Gnopernicus, but
> they really aren't ready for normal use by blind persons, at least not for
> those who use braille displays.
> On a related subject, I really can't see any inherent advantage to a GUI
> unless you can actually SEE the screen. All the usability features can be
> implemented in text mode.
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