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Re: EmacsSpeak

> jfm2@club-internet.fr wrote:
> > 
> > That is why it will be difficult for me to work on Emacspeak.  But I
> > will accept an RPM done by someone else.  :-)
> The original RPMS install seamlessly and edit scripts to add 
> themselves in nicely.  In other words they behave like good Indi
> RPMS.  I am hardpresed to think of what to improve :).
> There is a good excuse for making an exception in this case.
> It's called "Accessibility options".  Even Windows NT 5 has a
> speech mode ( narrator ) built in.  Sure it doesn't give much
> useful information and my girlfriend wrote a 2 page bug report
> ( I am a MS BETA tester too :) explaining how to make it useful.

If people begin writing NT bug reports on paper then there will be no
trees on Earth.  :-)

> EMacspeak however she finds useful today and will take the 
> months  ( perhaps years ) to learn Emacs' arcane commands so
> that she can teach it as a class to other blind people.

Emacs is not arcane.  It is very intuitive.  For instance CTRL-X-F
means open an X File.  The ones you find in Mulder' and Sculley'
office.  :-)

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses