Re: Gene you poor soul
- Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 20:07:17 -0400
- From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Gene you poor soul
If brltty is killing all other usb numbers, that's a bug that needs
fixing! Much of the other computer peripherals going into modern
computers these days go in through usb ports.
If that ran, my standard keyboard and speakers would be killed and if
those two get killed, I can't use a computer since I use speech
synthesis for output since I've never been able to see a screen.
One time I remember the Navy went and fixed band width hogging bugs with
their mandatory training and took out the requirement to position a
mouse and click to move to the next slide. This was done to support
accessibility. Its other effect was on all of the ships in the fleets.
Sailors suddenly discovered it was easier to complete their mandatory
That was one instance where accessibility improvement had a good effect
on those in remote environments.
On Tue, 21 May 2019, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 19:56:58
> From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Gene you poor soul
> Resent-Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 23:57:15 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> On Tuesday 21 May 2019 05:48:54 pm bw wrote:
> > In-Reply-To: <201905211726.13958.gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > subject=Re: Re: \got a new problem with heyu, and it is a bug in
> > bfltty that kills all /dev/ttyUSBnumber's
> > >> 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.
> > Gene you poor soul, I will pray for you.
> I appreciate it, but TBT I think I have made it this far because he's not
> ready to cope with a stubborn old fart that I can be. He's had several
> chances over the last 50 years, and thrown me back everytime. Pulmonary
> embolisms are about 98% fatal, but 4 years later I'm still calling it
> like I see it. I will admit to thinking a little fuzzier since then as
> my brain suffered from lack of oxygen for 3 or 4 hours while the
> clotbuster shot was working. And I sure don't recommend it as a way to
> die. Scary & terrifying is not an adequate description.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett