Prospects for an accessible and open version of Android?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Jun 22 14:44:22 UTC 2020

What is s b l?
I have used speakup, and have heard of fen rir, sorry for bad spelling.

> On Jun 22, 2020, at 8:54 AM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> No piece of sufficiently complex software is perfect(SBL is my
> favorite console screen reader and I wish it was packaged for as many
> distros as espeakup and Fenrir are, but it does have this annoying
> habit that when programs have an updating progress statement at the
> bottom of their output, SBL starts over reading the line whenever it
> updates instead of finishing the read it started, and where this
> progress moves quickly(e.g. the program executing on many small
> inputs), it often never gets to reading the important part of the
> progress statement), and often, which flaws one is willing to put up
> with are just as important as which features one values most when
> selecting between two pieces of software that do similar jobs.
> That said, I'm curious what the person who said "issues is an overused
> word" or something to that effect meant, especially with how they
> agreed with the person they were quoting just replacing "issues" with
> "problems". I realize this is probably an argument of definitions, but
> I've always thought of these words as synonyms and unlike words like
> "affordable", "inexpensive", and "cheap" where there is the same
> denotation but quite different connotation, I consider "problem" and
> "issue" to be the same in both denotation and connotation.
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