[arch-dev-public] News draft: Accessibility features added to installation media
pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Nov 1 07:06:13 UTC 2020
A great addition, thanks a lot!
I'll put this announcement into the ISO information as well. The new
image should be live any minute.
On Sun, Nov 1, 2020 at 1:08 AM Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public
<arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 10/31/20 2:52 PM, David Runge wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > below is the news item I would like to post once the installation medium
> > is released some time tomorrow:
> > ```
> > We are very happy to announce that accessibility features have been
> > added to our installation medium with [archiso
> > v49](https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/archiso/-/tags/v49). From
> > release 2020.11.01 onwards these are available via the 2nd boot loader
> > menu item.
> > Many thanks go to Alexander Epaneshnikov who integrated the features
> > from the [TalkinArch](https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TalkingArch)
> typo: missing "g" in the link text
> > project into archiso's releng profile, which is used for creating the
> > installation medium.
> > Note: The bootloader timeouts have been set to 15s to allow blind users
> > to select the menu item as the bootloaders themselves do not offer
> > accessibility features.
> > The timeout is stopped as soon as e.g. an arrow key is pressed.
> > ```
> > If you have improvement suggestions, please let me know!
> > Best,
> > David
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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