Re: got a new problem with heyu, and it is a bug in bfltty that kills all /dev/ttyUSBnumber's
- Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 17:26:13 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: got a new problem with heyu, and it is a bug in bfltty that kills all /dev/ttyUSBnumber's
On Tuesday 21 May 2019 02:37:57 pm bw wrote:
> In-Reply-To: <201905211405.01261.gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> We are positively discriminating in favor of the blind.
> >Then perhaps the better question is why was it running on a new
> > stretch install? I think it probably could be fixed to keep both
> > camps happy.
> Because it is easier for a sighted person to remove brltty and setup
> their serial device than it is for a blind person to figure out what
> package to install without a braille device to read with?
> Sorry to but in, but really Gene... don't you think that accessibility
> for the blind is more important, than controlling the lights in your
> house, or whatever you are using heyu for? It's only an initial
> setup, it's not permanent. I mean really, have a little compassion?
Thats exactly why I am arguing for brltty to be fixed. Because it should
be able to co-exist. And it can't do that now.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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