Linux for blind general discussion
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Can yasr work with a sound card?
On Wed, 30 Sep 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:19:16
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: Console screenreaders
> Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> writes:
> > As my go-to, I'll add "yasr" to the list (though I've been meaning to
> > check out fenrir).
> There is Jupiter: <https://eklhad.net/jupiter.html>. The author prefers
> the term "adapter" to screen reader, and in many ways Jupiter doesn't
> exactly behave like a screen reader. It has a mode where it operates
> like one, but by default it works by capturing and reading a
> transcript of a terminal session. So you aren't limited to the 25 rows
> and 80 columns of a standard screen. This works best with applications
> that have a "command-and-response" style of interface, rather than a
> full-screen curses interface.
> Speaking of yasr, there is tdsr: <https://github.com/tspivey/tdsr> which
> works similarly to yasr. tdsr has a bit more of a modern feel, with no
> dedicated review mode and so forth. It is small and written in Python.
> I think the author had a basic working implementation after a couple of
> days. It runs on Linux, Mac, and possibly other operating systems.
> -- Chris
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