patch to solve the accessibility problem in links bookmark manager
nath.ml at free.fr
Tue Mar 30 05:07:36 UTC 2004
Luke Davis <ldavis at shellworld.net> writes:
> My bad--I just reread my original message, and saw the ambiguousness of
> the statement.
> Post-patch, there seems to be no difference in the bookmark manager. What
> should I hear, for example, if I do a "read current line", move the
> cursor, and so on?
I don't know what is "read current line" ? i suppose perrrrhaps it's a
speakup command which permit to read the line pinted by the cursor ?
In fact once the patch is applied, you should be able to browse the
bookmarks list moving the cursor with up and down arrow and you should
be able to access the vuttons located in the bottom of the dialog box
using the left and right arrow keys.
without the patch, it was not possible to position the cursor in the
I hope now it's clear enough but perhaps not because my english is bad !
Don't hesitate to ask precisions again if it's not clear enough.
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2004, Nath wrote:
>> Luke Davis <ldavis at shellworld.net> writes:
>> > This patch didn't work on a FreeBSD links, 2.1pre14.
>> > Did anyone else have different results, and if so, where does one go
>> > within the program to demonstrait them?
>> Ah ? Here i applied the patch on the same links version (2.1pre14) on a
>> debian testing distro and it works perfectly.
>> What does not work exactly : applying the patch or using the bookmark
>> manager after the patch has been applied ?
>> > On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> >> I'm wondering, did he use cprintf() heavily in his coding? That might be
>> >> why that package doesn't speak all that well with speakup. Technically if
>> >> a program is written so it has only a single print statement in it that
>> >> prints print_string and print_string is manipulated to provide the proper
>> >> screen output fixing a problem with cprintf() would be a trivial matter of
>> >> an if/else statement with a printf() added in on its other half testing
>> >> argv for a command line switch.
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