What is a talking X

josh jkenn337 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 13:08:42 UTC 2008


the gnome desktop is the only graphical linux interface accessible or 
useable by blind people at this time, right?


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Willem van der Walt" <wvdwalt at csir.co.za>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:05 AM
Subject: Re: What is a talking X

> They were most likely refering to a talking graphical user interface under
> Unix or Mac.
> X-windows is the base component of all graphic user interfaces under
> unix-like systems.
> The Orca screen reader is a screen reader that works under the gnome
> desktop.  The Gnome desktop runs under X-windows so that would as a
> combination constitute a talking X.
> HTH, Willem
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, Imbar Golt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> someone mentioned a talking X once and I would like to know what it is 
>> please.
>> Thanks,
>> Imbar
>> Imbar Golt
>> Email and Messenger: imbar at netvision.net.il
>> Skype: Imbargolt
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