[arch-general] accessibility support in official arch iso.

José Vilmar Estácio de Souza vilmar at informal.com.br
Tue Feb 5 08:59:14 UTC 2019


I'm also a blind user of the arch and I think accessibility options 
would be very useful.

On 2/5/19 6:33 AM, Alexandr Epaneshnikov via arch-general wrote:
> hello. i am a blind arch user. currently to independently install arch 
> i am using the TalkingArch <https://talkingarch.info> it is simple 
> respin of archiso with speakup and brltty packages included.
> it wood be nice if official arch live iso comes with accessability 
> support. especialy then Debian, fedora and even gentoo provides such 
> option and it doesn't required much maintenance when implemented. if 
> someone from arch Community interested to implement with my guidance 
> of course.
> a possible approach :
> 1 include alsa, brltty and espeakup packages.
> 2 create a special boot option to boot archiso live session with 
> speech enabled. brltty can be enabled in standard session because it 
> not interfere with workload for sited people.
> 3 make a11y documentation on arch wiki.
> if someone is interested. lets discuss.
> p.s. i hope that I chose the right list.
> Sincerely, Alexander
Assinatura Informal José Vilmar, Telefones: 21 2555-2650 e 21 
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