Re: How much does spelling matter

2014-08-23 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: How much does spelling matter Not to mention that with NVDA and Firefox at least, youve got a built-in spellchecker thats really simple to use. Spelling errors are clearly indicated and pressing the applications key on them gives suggestions.I think it matters everywhere and isnt just

Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts?

2014-08-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts? It is worth noting that many of the bugs in VS2010 are VS2010 and not the screen reader, most annoyingly the alt-tab phantom menu bar. Things like the debugger work in both because, due to crap from Microfail, those parts have no UIA or MSAA

Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts?

2014-08-28 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts? Okay. No.Jaws places no limits on the demo version save the 40 minute time limit. The stuff about not evaluating web sites is to prevent companies whom do this for a living from saving tens of thousands of dollars, but theres no actual restriction on

Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts?

2014-08-29 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: jaws versus window eyes, thoughts? While it is true that there is an emergency keystroke to kill Jaws, the fun begins when the keyboard hooks that are supposed to process it break. You can see this most often with Firefox, but Ive seen it happen anywhere so YMMV. Basically, at that

Re: cleaning up my pc to speed up performance?

2014-09-28 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: cleaning up my pc to speed up performance? So mostly, turning stuff off at startup isnt going to help. It will some, but the important question is which things are using stuff over a long period of time. Theres no guarantee that its not being fired up by something else later and if

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-01 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? yes. Use an sftp client. I personally like WinSCP.You can log on as root via it if you really want. While I dont recommend this from a security perspective, I must admit that I do it; logging on as root lets you edit

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-01 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? yes. Use an sftp client. I personally like WinSCP.You can log on as root via it if you really want. While I dont recommend this from a security perspective, I must admit that I do it; logging on as root lets you edit

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? yeah, but Nano and all the other text editors do not play nice via SSH and screen readers. At all. Are you on windows? If so, Im assuming youre using Jaws, which possibly plays a bit nicer. But not nicely, just nicer.As for ed,

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? Ed doesnt have the problems because its a line-based editor. But almost no one knows ed anymore. Fine if you already know it, maybe.Also, I believe that at least some SFTP clients can automatically convert newlines for you. Im

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-03 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? Best speech is debatable, given just how poor the Linux speech situation is. I love Espeak and I think its horrid.Also, this is a solveable problem, but trades for another. Its possible that the Linux speech rates are too low

Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows?

2014-10-04 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The Best Means of Editing Config Files via SSH on Windows? And it cuts my speech rate by more than half. Someone did a patch, but I dont have a link nor have I tried to set it up. And theres the wonderful, wonderful world of VM audio and linux web browsing and the fact that suddenly Im

Re: streaming netflix in Italy off a school network

2014-10-05 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: streaming netflix in Italy off a school network If the only thing you are running on the server is a proxy, then dont worry about security so much. Im not sure why the proxy is writing to disk in the first place-my understanding of them is that they simply forward http requests. It

Re: streaming netflix in Italy off a school network

2014-10-06 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: streaming netflix in Italy off a school network Im not sure that Nginx can actually stream. Given that youre setting it up, its possible you can cobble something together. Now that my attention has been drawn, however, its probably not 1-2-3.If you cant afford a vPN, you can set one

Re: Ergent- need a sf2 files

2014-10-10 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Ergent- need a sf2 files The key word here is general midi. QWS already has general midi instrument lists, so if you have a general midi soundfont youre good. Its sometimes labelled GM. I forget if QWS includes lists for GM2, but I think that it does.Theres a million of them out there,

Re: question about external sound cards

2014-10-10 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: question about external sound cards Contact Apple. I believe that there is an adapter.Sound cards, as a rule, dont matter a lot anymore. At least, not for output. Weve reached a point where your built-in CPU is so amazingly powerful that sound card vendors have become less relevant.

Re: canceling windows disk error check?

2014-10-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: canceling windows disk error check? Its not going to go for 900 hours. If it has to go for 900 hours, something is seriously wrong with something critical.its worth reiterating at this point that windows progress bars are notoriously bad at accurately showing you progress. In future,

Re: canceling windows disk error check?

2014-10-12 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: canceling windows disk error check? It sounds like it just crashed. This has been known to happen. Im almost certain that it can be killed via task manager, but the trick is finding the right process.You wont ever know if it hurt the drive. Thats the problem. Running another check isnt

Re: does processor matter much?

2014-10-13 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: does processor matter much? No, not really, not for Audiogames.Processor is kind of odd now. The truth is that processors are no longer the limiting factor in your computer: we can execute x instructions a second, but only get y amount of data to the processor in a second. Y is much

Re: Best method to build a minimal operating system using UEFI?

2014-10-16 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Best method to build a minimal operating system using UEFI? Comparing x to y when y is in the executable will cause instant failure because I can pull it out and post it for everyone. The only good way to do a licensing system is to do something involving the internet or, perhaps,

Re: Does this exist for email yet?

2014-10-20 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Does this exist for email yet? Going online to the archive is incredibly archive-specific, and it is my understanding that there is no protocol to connect a client to them. I.e. you can only do this if you download the e-mails.Now, as for searching-sure. If you make rules that send the

Re: Need help finding something like this

2014-10-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Need help finding something like this This can technically sort of be done with a bunch of setup, but it involves a static IP address and/or a dynamic DNS provider. If I really needed this, Id forward the appropriate ports and set up Apache. Other options can become more involved, but

Re: sharing Pc's internet with android?

2014-10-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: sharing Pc's internet with android? If your PC doesnt do WiFi, you cant. You dont have to be connected via WiFi, but you must have a WiFi card or adapter of some sort.If you do, then look at ad-hoc networks. its been ridiculously lobng since Ive played with them, but theres plenty of

Re: any free domains for us?

2014-10-31 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: any free domains for us? You can do it for $10 a year for the domain name and $5/month for the server.I suspect your problem will be configuration, so you probably would want to look at shared web hosts. Dropbox will end badly, I promise-assuming youre able to grandfather into the

Re: a script that presses the insert key

2014-10-31 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: a script that presses the insert key Well, in this case, its almost not sarcasm. The screen reader puts global keyboard hooks in, and its poorly documented as to which methods of key simulation will actually circumvent them. Back when I did this, Ive seen everything from completely

Re: Editing VST Plugin

2014-11-04 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Editing VST Plugin VST plugins are dlls and consequently cannot be modded in any way without original sources.But youre not out of luck, quite. Install audacity, copy it to the pugins folder in program files, and then go to editpreferences and find effects. If you uncheck Display VST

Re: Editing VST Plugin

2014-11-04 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Editing VST Plugin VST plugins are dlls and consequently cannot be modded in any way without original sources.But youre not out of luck, quite. Install audacity, copy the VST to the plugins folder in program files, and then go to editpreferences and find effects. If you uncheck Display

Re: Editing VST Plugin

2014-11-05 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Editing VST Plugin If presets are stored in the DLL, it follows that they cannot be changed. Alternatively, whoever wrote it is actually an OS hacker and did some very scary things that theres no excuse to ever do. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=194058#p194058

Re: The Browse Mode/Browser Battle

2014-11-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The "Browse Mode"/"Browser" Battle Not really sure what to say here.Firstly, I believe theres a bit of confusion. The virtual buffer thing is more of an internal detail, not a presentational one. While it is true that it ends up often being presentational, its more about not being

Re: The Browse Mode/Browser Battle

2014-11-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The "Browse Mode"/"Browser" Battle Not really sure what to say here.Firstly, I believe theres a bit of confusion. The virtual buffer thing is more of an internal detail, not a presentational one. While it is true that it ends up often being presentational, its more about not being

Re: The Browse Mode/Browser Battle

2014-11-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: The "Browse Mode"/"Browser" Battle @dark:Youre the only person I know. I did not say there werent others. Id still say that WebAIM is pretty representative; here are their latest results. Note that HAL/Dolphin isnt listed, and that Other is only 4% for the primary. I think these

Re: Anime discussion

2014-12-04 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Anime discussion I dont do many anime, primarily because theyre not described, but:Code Geass was really, really good for season one. Then the executives meddled and it was kind of good for season 2. Still, its worth it by far just for the first season.The original Fullmetal Alchemist

Re: Anime discussion

2014-12-04 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Anime discussion I dont do many anime, primarily because theyre not described, but:Code Geass was really, really good for season one. Then the executives meddled and it was kind of good for season 2. Still, its worth it by far just for the first season.The original Fullmetal Alchemist

Re: Weird Vision

2014-12-08 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Weird Vision Yeah. I agree, at least if the symptoms are recent. You dont want to find out that its something horrible we could have treated 6 months ago.Id also hazard a guess that your vision is progressively worsening. Having hallucinatory effects in that case is apparently pretty

Re: Weird Vision

2014-12-08 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Weird Vision Yeah. I agree, at least if the symptoms are recent. You dont want to find out that its something horrible we could have treated 6 months ago but not now, and were very sorry but you have a year to live.Id also hazard a guess that your vision is progressively worsening.

Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility

2014-12-08 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility Firefox crashes are not the fault of Firefox if youre using Jaws; go complain at Jaws for being nonstandard in all of their interactions with everything, relying on API and graphics card hooking, etc. Also, update everything if you havent: Firefox is

Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility I do not have these problems at all. But then again I have a decently powerful box which, honestly, may not be the norm for blind people.I was using Jaws and FF, and it was clearly and definitively Jaws. Jaws for Windows is basically hacks for

Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility This may be of interest to you.As for Jaws, Im curious what you need. NVDA is getting ready to have browse mode support for Word, for example. I know JFW has a lot of domain-specific stuff, but as a programmer, switching to NVDA was the best thing I

Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: State of Web Browser Accessibility It is not true that there is an eloquence add-on for NVDA, and it is not true that if you go looking you will find it. It is unfortunate that I cannot tell you specifically where you cant get it from.The NVDA people also basically duplicated Eloquence

Re: I F**ing Hate Systemd

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I F**ing Hate Systemd Okay. Sorry. I cant not comment. I tried, but I cant.Gnu is extremely popular. Gnu is bone-crushingly popular. I cannot state the popularity and importance of Gnus software in terms that would fit in the universe. Gnu maintains what used to be and probably still

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. I would talk in front of everyone. I didnt go to a school for the blind, but I had similar experiences that were in line with this kind of thing until high school. What does it matter what they think now? They cant make my

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2014-12-09 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. O, no. They can make your life miserable while youre there. But once you leave, they hold no power over you. In fact, if enough people realized that, wed hold power over them.But, heres the thing. This kind of stuff is also

Re: let's talk about the hobbit film trilogy

2014-12-10 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: let's talk about the hobbit film trilogy No. They lost me at the giant half-hour video game sequence with the molten gold statue. I understand liberties with source material. I dont understand and now were switching context to a platformer trailer...Also, apparently the Arkenstone is

Re: I F**ing Hate Systemd

2014-12-10 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I F**ing Hate Systemd No. I did not say that PB sucks because its shareware. Any programming language that costs money has a specific set of pretty serious problems associated with it in terms of actually being able to be used on a team of any sort whatsoever. That is why we dont see

Re: let's talk about the hobbit film trilogy

2014-12-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: let's talk about the hobbit film trilogy Well, the third film shall be a battle. Why? Because theres not enough book left. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=197142#p197142 ___ Audiogames-reflector mailing list

Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey!

2014-12-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey! This is a terrible idea. We should be working to fix the training systems inability to teach basic computer concepts because of the overly narrow focus on knowing specific tasks tha make you employment-ready for working in a

Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey!

2014-12-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey! This is a terrible idea. We should be working to fix the training systems inability to teach basic computer concepts because of the overly narrow focus on knowing specific tasks that make you employment-ready for working in

Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey!

2014-12-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey! This is a terrible idea. We should be working to fix the training systems inability to teach basic computer concepts because of the overly narrow focus on knowing specific tasks that make you employment-ready for working in

Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey!

2014-12-12 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Leasey has been released! Every JAWS user should have Leasey! Respectfully, I disagree.This isnt saying that it provides me with functionality I didnt have before or couldnt get before, nor is it saying that it makes applications that werent accessible become so. It is saying that it

Re: article about recognizing faces with sound

2014-12-15 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: article about recognizing faces with sound This is called the VOICe, though it looks like they might be using a custom version of the idea. You can already get apps to do this on Android and iOS, but youll notice they never took off.Thing is, this requires a lot of training, and its

Re: article about recognizing faces with sound

2014-12-15 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: article about recognizing faces with sound I just told you, it already has. Go get the VOICe Vision app for your iPhone or Android. But seriously, you cant do this safely for actual navigation in real world environments, youre getting no more than 2 or 3 updates of whats around you per

Re: NVDA remote access

2014-12-16 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: NVDA remote access Im pretty sure it has to be. They cant hide the sourcecode even if they want to. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=197549#p197549 ___ Audiogames-reflector mailing list

Re: Inspiration or Objectification

2014-12-23 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Inspiration or Objectification It should also be noted that, in the specific case of blindness, even very basic education is new for us. People in wheel chairs or with any of a variety of physical ailments often do not need major accommodations. Im referring specifically to things like

Re: Inspiration or Objectification

2014-12-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Inspiration or Objectification Ah, yes. And actually youre not playing devils advocate. I do not expect this to change much. I never have.As for education and perception, I think that they go hand in hand for us; they feed on each other in a vicious cycle. Youre in the special class

Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients?

2014-12-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients? The acquisition of a static IP for your personal machine behind your router (as assigned by your router) is essential as, if DHCP gives you a new one, you will suddenly not have forwarded ports anymore. This involves possibly

Re: Inspiration or Objectification

2014-12-25 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Inspiration or Objectification My point about Swamp specifically is that its below even those. My understanding is that enemies are dots, youre a circle, and thats kind of it.As for other games, sure, weve had a few examples. But I just dont see this taking off. What is needed to use

Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients?

2014-12-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients? To fill in the last piece:The address exposed publicly to the internet actually doesnt belong to your computer, it belongs to your router. This has to do with the fact that, as it turns out, 4 billion IP addresses is actually

Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients?

2014-12-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients? I dont know why we dont all have static, either. Its an interesting question.As for routers, yeah, routers will exist for a good while yet. But if we switch to wireless coverage, something that doesnt seem like such an

Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients?

2014-12-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients? No. Dynamic DNS works as follows.1. Your computer turns on and connects to the internet.2. A piece of software detects this and connects to a server.3. The server asks the software which computer you are, and then associates

Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients?

2014-12-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Opening a port in the router, what are the inconvenients? Given that RTR is Windows-only to my knowledge and that Windows hosting is very expensive, probably. Setting up the dynamic DNS is easier than setting up the port forwarding in the first place-sign up for an account, install

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2014-12-29 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. Yeah, the U.S. has the opposite problem. Aids are required in many cases where theyre unnecessary, blind students are often prohibited from extracurricular activities (even the very obviously safe ones), etc. Why? The

Re: Learning Trig?

2014-07-12 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning Trig? Learning trig or any math outside of school is going to involve two, possibly three, things.First, learn LaTeX. All of the Wikipedia, Wikibooks, and Wikihow equations, identities, and math notations have LaTeX alt text. I cant offer a tutorial as I learned it by reading

Re: A blog about the Raspberry Pi on a Raspberry Pi

2014-07-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: A blog about the Raspberry Pi on a Raspberry Pi If youre considering a Pi for an ftp storage solution, you can get a VPS for $5/month these days. Wait until black Friday or something and/or do digging for old promotions and you can even make that an amazing make-your-friends-jelous VPS

Re: A blog about the Raspberry Pi on a Raspberry Pi

2014-07-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: A blog about the Raspberry Pi on a Raspberry Pi Do you mean not go for a VPS? These are distinctly different things, but Im assuming you know that. Not sure if its a typo or not. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=182226#p182226

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. yes, actually.First, the fact that this has harmed you but left you able to recognize it and say so publicly while still in the situation is actually kinda rare. In my experience, including myself, you dont realize the

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2015-01-03 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. Its not forced, not quite. It goes a little bit like this.1. Given my skills, will this activity lead to death or gross physical injury? No.2. Given my skills, will this activity leave me in any absolutely unrecoverable

Re: I have an idea for an addon.

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I have an idea for an addon. All right. Two things.First, you should probably put a comma in the second to last line. The fact that adjacent string literals merge is an obscure piece of python that no one uses, and is saving you from a syntax error in this case, but something

Re: I have an idea for an addon.

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I have an idea for an addon. All right. Two things.First, you should probably put a comma in the second to last line. The fact that adjacent string literals merge is an obscure piece of python that no one uses, and is saving you from a syntax error in this case, but something

Re: I have an idea for an addon.

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I have an idea for an addon. All right. Two things.First, you should probably put a comma in the second to last line. The fact that adjacent string literals merge is an obscure piece of python that no one uses, and is saving you from a syntax error in this case, but something

Re: What's for Dinner? Recipes and Ideas Thread

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: What's for Dinner? Recipes and Ideas Thread So, in a slightly different vein, Ive been having amazing luck with my new air fryer. Id post a link, but I ended up with it in a very roundabout manner. Nevertheless, fries, chicken tenders, cheese sticks, all that whenever I want, no grease

Re: I have an idea for an addon.

2015-01-02 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: I have an idea for an addon. I have no idea what youre looking at, but have never once used power shell for Python. Nor have I heard of anything suggesting the use of power shell, seen anyone using power shell, met someone who has used power shell, you get the idea.You should be able

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2015-01-03 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. Yeah, thats the problem. This particular little mental trick seems to be unique to me, and every time I try to explain it everyone is like what? Im not surprised its unclear, not at all. URL:

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-22 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. The following code is correct as far as I can tell. I included the test cases. The function pan_value returns two things: a value between -1 and 1 as above and a true/false value that tells you if the object is behind

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-23 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Braille is the only feasible solution for a lot of this at the moment, Im afraid. The reason Im not giving an overview of the issues is because it is a very, very big problem and I have no idea where to even start explaining. I suppose at

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-23 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Screen readers cant read math because of basically everything. If we can get Design Science to release Mathplayer, itll be better-but not best. Unfortunately, who knows if or when that will happen. Im betting on never, but Im hearing from

Re: My Dream Machine

2015-01-23 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: My Dream Machine O, you could.But it would be such a waste of money that I cant even put an adjective on it. By the time youre 30, this dream machine will be your cell phone. if I went out and did this right now (I could, actually), Id be throwing it out for an upgrade in 2-4 years

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? $10k. Once. Forever. And it removes the need to know braille, which is the killer here. I pay $12k a year to my university, all be it not out of pocket. Even at that price, thats tuition and dorm for 1 year for one student The assumption is

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Braille is not expensive. Anyone who can use word can make it for you. Your office for students with disabilities, should they have a tiger printer, can pay a student worker the standard student worker rates; as a result, braille becomes

Re: extracting sounds from .dat files

2015-01-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: extracting sounds from .dat files This depends a lot on what made the .dat file in the first place. The long and the short of it is that .dat is one of the extensions you use as the file extension when you dont want to give that info out for free. The long and the short of it is that

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-26 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Before I had braille in any form, i.e. through Calc 2, it was simple: I had a reader. And then I got out the delightful perkins brailler (limiting where I can meet the reader, because just imagine trying to get that across campus with a

Re: Uncle! Yosemite it is, then.

2015-02-08 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Uncle! Yosemite it is, then. All right, fine, Ill bite.most machines work fine out of the box, nothing more required. Windows only gets super complicated if you go into atypical stuff or have some sort of weird problem. But the real killer is accessibility.Xcode is accessible. Xcode is

Re: Uncle! Yosemite it is, then.

2015-02-08 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Uncle! Yosemite it is, then. Id say that Ive done rather a lot of digging into Windows, but the things youre listing are usually things I do on my VPS anyway. Im not suggesting windows as the platform for servers. All that admin stuff usually applies to servers. I dont use windows for

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-21 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. I think your problem may be the integers. Is this Python 2 or 3? Because if its 2, youve got a truncating division or 10. Replace 5 with 5.0, etc, or wrap your variables in float() before using them in

Re: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

2015-01-21 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Wait, is this available in descriptive? I did the first episode without it once but stopped-there wasnt any incentive to keep watching-but it keeps coming up all over the place lately, so Id probably try again if I could find it described. URL:

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-21 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. A good transformation matrix library in Python is gameobjects. The tutorial I need to write is the important bit here: its like having the sine and cosine functions in that you can call them but probably have no idea

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-21 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. You probably dont have the background to understand either of these fully. There is no gameobjects documentation because anyone who understands 3d transformation matrices will immediately get it from the function

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-21 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. I think your problem may be the integers. Is this Python 2 or 3? Because if its 2, youve got a truncating division or 10. Replace 5 with 5.0, etc, or wrap your variables in float() before using them in

Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform.

2015-01-17 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Schools for the blind, training centers, and how they perform. And in terms of studying, youre describing how every school works, ever. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=201371#p201371 ___ Audiogames-reflector mailing

Re: blogging: doubts and questians?

2015-01-16 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: blogging: doubts and questians? Im personally using Nikola with a mercurial hook to rebuild my blog on a push. If that sentence went over your head, thats fine; its a very programmer way to run a blog. WordPress is accessible, however, or at least enough that youll get pretty far with

Re: accessible logical circuit simulators

2015-01-14 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: accessible logical circuit simulators I have never heard of one, unfortunately. Dont get your hopes up-I strongly suspect that it doesnt exist. Feel free to prove me wrong-I wouldnt mind having one myself. URL: http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=201075#p201075

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-22 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. My east is at 0 because I was trying not to break the convention too badly, but Aprones east is at zero most likely because this is how trigonometry works. The standard convention in the literature is east is 0

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-22 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. Okay. So, here is an informative Python repl session. import timeit timeit.timeit(lambda: pan_value((5, 0), 90, (2, 0)), number=1)/1.0 1.0377488363072835e-05 timeit.timeit(lambda: pan_value((5, 0), 90, (2,

Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp.

2015-01-22 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Learning how to code free movement and panning in a game like Swamp. Okay. So, here is an informative Python repl session. import timeit timeit.timeit(lambda: pan_value((5, 0), 90, (2, 0)), number=1)/1.0 1.0377488363072835e-05 timeit.timeit(lambda: pan_value((5, 0), 90, (2,

Re: My Dream Machine

2015-01-22 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: My Dream Machine Only 32 GB ram? For this price tag, you might as well drop some of the hard drives and other stuff to save money and get a good 128 GB. It looks like you need a server motherboard.Also, there are some nice extension cards from Intel that go in your PCI slots and

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Pandoc is not converting LaTeX. Pandoc is converting some small portion of LaTeX that it happens to understand. As soon as you throw an actually complicated document at it its going to choke and die hard. The issue you are having is this,

Re: Stereo microphone simulation

2015-01-29 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Stereo microphone simulation The first thing that comes to mind is the timers in the digital recorders are probably off by a couple nanoseconds or less. This is common. When you build a timer there is some error; the trick is to make that error less than needed for your application.

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-24 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? Um. Realistic is knowing that you have precedent on your side at this point. You do realize that there have been at least two settlements in the last 4 years, and one of them was for something near $100k? I believe there have actually been

Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math?

2015-01-27 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Why do screen readers struggle to read math? I cant elaborate on the LaTeX toolchain, as Ive not done it-I use Mathtype for what little I need. It will take a few hours to download, though-the one I installed a long time ago as part of Cygwin comes out to something like 12 GB. It

Re: Binaural beats

2015-01-28 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: Binaural beats That its an interesting effect, but I have yet to see any credible research as to the actual effects of such entrainment in any shape or form, and consequently place all claims about its positive effects very, very firmly into alternative medicine. Very. URL:

Re: math in university

2015-01-10 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: math in university Nope. I am now in Calc 3, have taught myself digital signal processing, switched to using LaTeX with the Mathtype word add-in for everything, and convinced the OSD that I need braille textbooks. Thanks, though. URL:

Re: math in university

2015-01-11 Thread AudioGames . net ForumOff-topic room : camlorn via Audiogames-reflector
Re: math in university Well, I learned LaTeX by example. A point came where I realized that my math sure looked a lot like the alt texts on Wikipedia and that the alt texts on Wikipedia were pretty much like code of some sort. I didnt wake up one day and do it-it happened accidentally over

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