kde accessibility + brltty

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Wed Jul 20 12:50:42 UTC 2005

Samuel Thibault writes:
> Hi,
> Andor Demarteau, le Wed 20 Jul 2005 14:16:51 +0200, a écrit :
> > as anyone tested how far developted the kde-accessibility stuff is
> > probably compared to gnome?
> > and if it works with brltty or maybe is going to wokr or not with brltty?
> Kde doesn't provide a screen reader (yet ?). But you should be able to
> use gnopernicus to get access to kde, and gnopernicus itself can use
> brltty to output braille.

Well, not yet. Gnopernicus access to KDE apps waits on two things:

1.)	The launch of QT 4 which will provide the mechanisms for
accessibility support via AT-SPI
2.)	For KDE applications to be ported to QT4.

The first of these is due later this year.

> Regards,
> Samuel
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