Re: [BRLTTY] OT: Talksback not announcing callers on Android

2017-02-02 Thread Dave Mielke
t >to go hunting for that info e.g. By processing the entire screen. It's actually quite easy. Android has a mechanism for broadcasting messages, and for choosing which such messages (intents) your app wishes to receive. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very

Re: [BRLTTY] Text-table selection

2017-02-08 Thread Dave Mielke
overwrite >the >text table setting. This is already the case. Of course, the locale must be properly set before brltty starts. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail:

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-27 Thread Dave Mielke
setting preferences from the command line (or, of course, from the configuration file). -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada

Re: [BRLTTY] Navigating the preferences menu

2017-01-30 Thread Dave Mielke
ase try the latest commit. The right rocker moves up/down by item, and the left rocker moves backward/forward by setting choice. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-28 Thread Dave Mielke
speak=yes This option can be specified any number of times in order to override as many preferences as desired. Several preferences can also be set with one use of the option by separating them with a comma. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613

Re: [BRLTTY] Problem in 5.4

2017-02-25 Thread Dave Mielke
the input packets (inpkts) and the output packets (outpkts). So, for example, add these options when invoking brltty: -L/path/to/brltty.log -ldebug,inpkts,outpkts Which type of braille display do you have? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone:

Re: [BRLTTY] Problem in 5.4

2017-02-25 Thread Dave Mielke
nk that's probably because restarting brltty caused it to start to write the log file afresh. Are you aale to save the old log file before restarting brltty? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] Problem in 5.4

2017-02-25 Thread Dave Mielke
One more thing: I can see from your log file that you specified -ldebug,inputs,outputs. Those "u"s should be "k"s, as in "packet". So: -ldebug,inpkts,outpkts -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0

Re: [BRLTTY] Problem in 5.4

2017-02-25 Thread Dave Mielke
and what did you change them to? Do you know why it started but then failed to restart? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Fam

Re: [BRLTTY] Alva Satellite pro on Windows 7 64-bits with NVDA

2017-01-16 Thread Dave Mielke
this particular case (file descriptor not in use). None these errors indicate why the service is failing. I'm not very familiar with Windows. Might there be some other kind of error log that you can look at? >Warning: "Ignored Byte: 0D" This looks like it might actually be coming fro

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-18 Thread Dave Mielke
searching for a >display. Yes, that's what it seems like. An additional test would be to try using -b to specify the specific driver but not have the braille device connected. I suspect that'd be a lot better because brltty is then only trying one driver instead of trying to autodet

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-18 Thread Dave Mielke
ed to a thread of its >own to avoid this problem. Yes, this can be done. I thought that the problem had been resolved after having moved speech and alert tunes to their own threads. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontar

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-18 Thread Dave Mielke
. I don't understand, but, the more I think about it, the more it makes sense to me for autospeak to default to on. If a user selects a speech driver then he must be expecting it to work. Since speech defaults to being off, this change probably won't actually be much of a problem. -- Dave Mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] autospeak=yes and using BRLTTY without braille display

2017-01-18 Thread Dave Mielke
with `-b no` or with a braille >display is attached. I suppose this has to do with BRLTTY searching for a >display. Which release of brltty are you using? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/

Re: [BRLTTY] Alva Satellite pro on Windows 7 64-bits with NVDA

2017-01-20 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Patrick ZAJDA on 2017/01/20 at 14:47 +0100] >I tested all BRLTTY versions from 4.5 to 5.4, the crash begins to occur >from 5.3, I know that nvda uses the Python bindings for BrlAPI. It may have been around then that we became compatible with Python 3. -- Dave

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-02-28 Thread Dave Mielke
a-bindings. >and would might I lose if I left that out? Only the functinality of anything that relies on the Java bindings for BrlAPI. I don't think there are any major public apps that do. >Would that hurt any of the Gnome/Orca brlapi integration? No. They use the Python bindings. -- D

Re: [BRLTTY] Configure bug?

2017-02-27 Thread Dave Mielke
27@14:17:53.963 [brltty] braille driver initialization failed: al -> >usb: >2017-02-27@14:17:53.963 [brltty] braille driver not found No packets are being exchanged, which means that, for whatever reason, brltty isn't finding your device. Perhaps add usb to the logged categor

Re: [BRLTTY] Configure bug?

2017-02-26 Thread Dave Mielke
ctly these options. The only difference was that I added -q so as not to get all of the output. My config.mk correctly contains: libdir = /usr/local/lib Maybe your config.log contains a clue. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014

Re: [BRLTTY] This beats me :-(

2017-02-27 Thread Dave Mielke
drivers, so it'd be good to have a look there as well. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org

Re: [BRLTTY] This beats me :-(

2017-02-27 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Adrian van Bloois on 2017/02/27 at 21:58 +0100] Are you perhaps specifying the drivers directory in your brltty.conf file? If so, maybe it isn't correct. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario

Re: [BRLTTY] This beats me :-(

2017-02-27 Thread Dave Mielke
. Perhaps you could try reconnecting your USB cable. Also, of course, be sure that the Alva is configured for USB instead of for Bluetooth. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d

[BRLTTY] Test 1 of 2.

2016-12-31 Thread Dave Mielke
This is just a test. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org

[BRLTTY] Mailing list moved to brltty.com.

2016-12-31 Thread Dave Mielke
overlooked during its relocation. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org

Re: [BRLTTY] Change input TTY in BRLTTY

2017-01-02 Thread Dave Mielke
change the foreground virtual terminal. The other set, those named selectvt, just change brltty. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRad

Re: [BRLTTY] NVDA with Alva Delphi on Windows 10 x64

2017-03-29 Thread Dave Mielke
ll be using Python 2. A Windows user would need to check this to be sure. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http

Re: [BRLTTY] Braille star 40: apology/explanation

2017-03-31 Thread Dave Mielke
le tend to trust our answers. This implicit trust comes with a great responsibility 0- to try to never say anything that might be wrong. Being asked to guess, therefore, puts us in a position that none of us want to be in. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word

Re: [BRLTTY] makedev now in sysmacros.h

2017-03-21 Thread Dave Mielke
g . > if (mknod(path, mode, makedev(major, minor)) == -1) { > >We now have the attached patch in openSUSE. sysmacros.h has existed >at least since glibc 2.11 (ie, since 2010 or earlier), so I think >that the patch is safe. Thanks. It's been committed to the development stream.

Re: [BRLTTY] 5.5 will be released soon.

2017-04-04 Thread Dave Mielke
s, almost. There's still the issue that the device would need to be paired. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Family

Re: [BRLTTY] 5.5 will be released soon.

2017-04-04 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Nicolas Pitre on 2017/04/04 at 16:40 -0400] >Wouldn't it be better to document version 5 before version 4 in >README.Bluetooth? Yes, today it would be. Thanks. When that was written, I suspect version 5 was relatively new. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Cr

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
els that use a different USB output endpoint? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Fam

Re: [BRLTTY] BRLTTY on Windows, and Actilino support

2017-04-04 Thread Dave Mielke
binary soon. Which variant do you need? .exe or .zip? libusb or libusb-1.0? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-06 Thread Dave Mielke
al 5.4 release? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This message was se

Re: [BRLTTY] compile for android

2017-04-06 Thread Dave Mielke
e done on Linux. You'll need to install Google's Android SDK (software development environment) and NDK (native development environment). The file README.Android contains a section on how to do it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-72

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
for sure. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This message was sent via

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
than never. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This message was se

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
ws which would log a complete hex dump of the USB descriptors. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http

[BRLTTY] Testing the NVDA fix and the MS libusb update.

2017-04-09 Thread Dave Mielke
Both the NVDA fix and the MS update to libusb can be tested via the brltty-win-5.4-233 files that are now available on brltty's download page. Please test soon as 5.5 will most likely be released in a little over a week from now. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing the NVDA fix and the MS libusb update.

2017-04-09 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Samuel Thibault on 2017/04/09 at 21:04 +0200] >Could you provide both a libusb-win32 and a libusb-1.0 build? Depending >on the USB situation, one or the other may work better. Already done. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God.

[BRLTTY] Bluetooth without an address on Windows.

2017-04-09 Thread Dave Mielke
If any of you has a Windows system that has a Bluetooth braille display paired with it, could you please test with brltty-win-5.4-233 that specifying the device as just bluetooth: (i.e. without the address) works? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God

Re: [BRLTTY] Bluetooth without an address on Windows.

2017-04-09 Thread Dave Mielke
be still in control of the serial port when brltty is trying to access it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Family

Re: [BRLTTY] 5.5 will be released soon.

2017-04-09 Thread Dave Mielke
a good answer to this question since he's updated the German translations. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRad

[BRLTTY] brltty and nvda

2017-04-08 Thread Dave Mielke
My theory that the problem with NVDA was related to our switch to Python 3 from Python 2 was entirely wrong. Samuel spent a very late night figuring it out. It was a brltty problem that's now been fixed so 5.5 and NVDA should work together just fine. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox

Re: [BRLTTY] use of contractTextExternally

2017-04-10 Thread Dave Mielke
needs to be translated, and reads the result from its standard output. So far, there's only one such table: latex-access. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K

[BRLTTY] HandyTech devices on Windows.

2017-04-13 Thread Dave Mielke
Felix: Were you able to test your AB on Windows 10 with the brltty-win-5.4-233 executable? Both the libusb and libusb-1.0 versions are available for download. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible

Re: [BRLTTY] BRLTTY 5.5 has been released.

2017-04-19 Thread Dave Mielke
cause a problem then please do let us know it, too, so that we can work on fixing it. While I myself don't have the specific model that you mention, I do have a device running Android 5.1.1 so it's probably close enough. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone:

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty On moto G5 with Android 7.0.

2017-04-21 Thread Dave Mielke
m? You may be expecting any routing key to click on an item, but that isn't how it works. Each routing key performs a different function. For example: the first routing key brings the cursor to the item, the second clicks on the item, the third long clicks on the item, etc. -- Dave

Re: [BRLTTY] Current virtual teminal in brltty driver

2017-04-20 Thread Dave Mielke
a fugure release of brltty will still support it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Wo

Re: [BRLTTY] Alva Delphi 440 in 64 bit

2017-04-22 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Aquilino Rodrigues on 2017/04/22 at 11:27 +0100] >someone else advised not to install libusb. Starting with the just released 5.5, LibUSB can now be used on a 64-bit Windows system. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty On moto G5 with Android 7.0.

2017-04-21 Thread Dave Mielke
nabled, and which of the enabled keyboards is the default. Enable brltty's keyboard, and then switch the default to it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-03 Thread Dave Mielke
connected via serial or USB? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
ore=sysinit.target Wants=systemd-udev-settle.service After=systemd-udev-settle.service >Logs are below. That log is indeed vague. Are you able to rebuild your brltty if I send you a patch to one of its source files? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-04 Thread Dave Mielke
should) deal with. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This message was sent vi

Re: [BRLTTY] xdg

2017-03-06 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Adrian van Bloois on 2017/03/06 at 11:31 +0100] >Some like to make arrogant remakrts about people's opinions, but it is not I'm confused. I don't recall making or reading any arrogant remarks. If I made any then I'm sorry. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Cresc

Re: [BRLTTY] xdg

2017-03-06 Thread Dave Mielke
it, I see no particular reason to switch to /etc/brltty.d, and I'm not particularly interested in supporting more than one way. I suppose that /etc/brltty.d could be a fallback directory. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | O

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-06 Thread Dave Mielke
at's what actually runs the executable. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Family

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-07 Thread Dave Mielke
What does "systemctl status systemd-udev-settle" say? Maybe it's not enabled. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | htt

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
ght. I'll have a look at it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
And I forgot to attach the patch. Here it is. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ diff --git a/Drivers/Screen

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Keith Wessel on 2017/03/02 at 16:20 -0600] >Sadly, Dave, no progress. I can send you my modified service unit file if >you like. Let's have a closer look. Please apply the attached patch (screen-1.patch) which will give a better log message. -- Dave Mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
convinced that that's the right default for brltty. As always, though, I'm open to hearing everyone's opinions on the matter. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc

Re: [BRLTTY] Suggestion for the new release

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
support the XDG stuff. So, for example, you can put all your customizations directly into /etc/xdg/brltty/ (no subdirectories). -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
s, though. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/ ___ This message was

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-01 Thread Dave Mielke
ard serial ports; I'm using a SIIG >Cyberserial PCI add-on card. Ah, good ol' RS-232 fun. Mine does have one serial port, but it also has a PCI card that provides two more. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Onta

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-01 Thread Dave Mielke
I hate guessing, and much prefer just facts. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRadio.org/

Re: [BRLTTY] Suggestion for the new release

2017-03-02 Thread Dave Mielke
ention or the other, but not both. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://FamilyRad

Re: [BRLTTY] Brltty woes on Centos 7

2017-03-07 Thread Dave Mielke
systemd-udev-settle.service; >static; vendor preset: disabled) It does say "disabled", so I suppose it may have been force-run anyway. What happens if you formally go through the motions of enabling it? -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone

Re: [BRLTTY] Testing on Windows

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
ing the same endpoints. If you need any specifics, >feel free to let me know and I'll dive into our firmware code to dig them >up. Do you happen to have access to a Linux system where we can probably debug this issue a bit better? Maybe there isn't even a problem on Linux. That'd be good to kn

Re: [BRLTTY] Using liblouis translation in brltty

2017-04-05 Thread Dave Mielke
now, since I spent a couple of weeks putting together a proper one for the Greek language. Now don't start assuming that I actuall know Greek. I don't. I did it with plenty of good, partient advice and testing from a Greek person. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the v

Re: [BRLTTY] Burlap and OS X

2017-03-31 Thread Dave Mielke
d be to test for the needed macro(s) and include sysmacros.h if any of them are missing. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | The Bible is the very Word of God. Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | http://Fam

[BRLTTY] Making freeze screen be per virtual console.

2017-04-19 Thread Dave Mielke
Hi: One of the pending feature requests is to make freezing the screen be per virtual console instead of a global operation. I myself think it's a good idea, but I thought I'd ask in case anyone can think of a reason why it mightn't be. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http

[BRLTTY] BRLTTY 5.5 has been released.

2017-04-18 Thread Dave Mielke
installation layout is supported. Fixes to support building on Solaris 10 and 11 with C99. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Word

Re: [BRLTTY] centos 7 with varioultra

2017-04-18 Thread Dave Mielke
ty I have errors >messages. >See attached the log file for more information. Based on your log, it looks like you didn't actually build the latest code. In any event, the problem you're reporting has been fixed in 5.5 (which has just been released). -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-29 Thread Dave Mielke
g >thatlater on to TOUCH commands via the key table mechanism. Does this sound >right? Yes, and then call enqueueKey() instead of enqueueCommand(). I'm suggesting enqueueKey() as that'll send both the press and release. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Pho

Re: [BRLTTY] problems with compile of brltty

2017-08-13 Thread Dave Mielke
ed reference to >`makeContractionTablePath' >brltty-ctb.c:(.text.startup+0xf4): undefined reference to >`compileContractionTable' This was a make file error which has now been fixed. The brltty-ctb executable was being built and installed when contracted braille was disabled. -- Dave Mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] Using touch with brltty

2017-07-07 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Vikash Kesharwani on 2017/07/07 at 13:42 +0530] >How can I use touch or mouse with brltty? Is there an API to send touch >commands to brltty through a braille display? The HandyTech driver supports touch events. Are you using a HandyTech model? -- Dave Mielke

Re: [BRLTTY] Using touch with brltty

2017-07-07 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Vikash Kesharwani on 2017/07/07 at 15:15 +0530] >my question is how can I pass a touch/mouse event to brltty so that it >can interact with application. Do you want your touch events to come from your new device itself or from a separately connected mouse? -- Dave

Re: [BRLTTY] [PATCH] Make BRLAPI_DEFAUTH usable without polkit.

2017-07-08 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Chris Brannon on 2017/07/08 at 15:49 -0700] >Any reason this patch shouldn't go in? That was good timing as I was just including it now. You'll notice, though, that I modified it because I didn't like the duplication of the keyfile: specification. -- Dave Mie

Re: [BRLTTY] Using touch with brltty

2017-07-07 Thread Dave Mielke
[quoted lines by Vikash Kesharwani on 2017/07/07 at 16:33 +0530] >from the device itself. no mouse. You can use BRL_CMD_BLK(TOUCH). Have a look at the HandyTech driver for an example of how to use it. Ask, of course, if you still have questions. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Cresc

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-25 Thread Dave Mielke
days when bindings were hard-coded, but I don't think it's the right way to do it now. My personal opinion is that raw key codes should be the values defined within the key tables. That way, no driver would require any extra support for it. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-27 Thread Dave Mielke
n true if it consumes it and false if it doesn't. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Word

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-27 Thread Dave Mielke
de the initialization: brlapi_range_t ranges[] = { { .first = 0, .last = UINT64_MAX } }; >Either the documentation or the code needs to be fixed. >I would vote for making the code do what the documentation claims. So do I. Having to accept specific ranges makes no sense (to me) in

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-28 Thread Dave Mielke
special kind of key, i.e. does it share the value space for the rest of what can be returned? If it occupies its own value space then I'd argue that the command exception list is, in fact, entirely an error in raw mode. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-28 Thread Dave Mielke
rom brlapi__readKey >anyway? If the key events are being consumed by the API then they never get translated into commands by the core. Some drivers do still send some commands directly. Touch commands might be done that way (I don't recall at the moment). Look for drivers that call enqueueComma

Re: [BRLTTY] auth server refuses to start if built without polkit

2017-07-06 Thread Dave Mielke
ally make the auth code become fully reentrant. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Word of God.

Re: [BRLTTY] auth server refuses to start if built without polkit

2017-07-06 Thread Dave Mielke
the first one. We go through them all in sequence, and, as soon as one works, we return its handle to the caller. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The B

Re: [BRLTTY] auth server refuses to start if built without polkit

2017-07-05 Thread Dave Mielke
;The initializeMethodDescriptors code from Programs/auth.c is very >simple. If any method descriptor fails to initialize, then all of them >are released, and the auth server will not start. Is this really what we want, then? Mightn't it be better that we only require one of them to succeed?

Re: [BRLTTY] Alva Delphi 440 in 64 bit

2017-04-21 Thread Dave Mielke
ersions didn't work with NVDA, could you please try the just released 5.5 instead as we believe that the NVDA problem has now been fixed. It'll be in the Current Release section of the Download page. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Onta

[BRLTTY] LibLouis support.

2017-04-24 Thread Dave Mielke
. Simply prefix the LibLouis table's file name with louis:, for example: louis:en-us-g2.ctb As always, please let us know what isn't working, as well as what can be done to improve this feature. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa

Re: [BRLTTY] installation of systemd unit files

2017-04-24 Thread Dave Mielke
Changing it is no problem at all. I, like you, just want to know what the right thing to be doing is. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the

Re: [BRLTTY] installation of systemd unit files

2017-04-25 Thread Dave Mielke
irst install brltty and then install the systemd thing. The order shouldn't matter. What's the exact error that you're getting, and what, exactly, are you doing when you get that error. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | htt

[BRLTTY] Track Screen Scroll

2017-04-24 Thread Dave Mielke
, the braille display follows the current line as it scrolls up the screen. A short alert tune is played whenever this happens. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7

Re: [BRLTTY] LibLouis support.

2017-04-24 Thread Dave Mielke
s no need to make a copy of LibLouis's tables. Brltty uses them right from where they already are installed as part of LibLouis. This won't be true for Windows. I'll look into how to do it and let this list know when it's working. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Pho

Re: [BRLTTY] problem with brltty and polkit

2017-04-29 Thread Dave Mielke
it includes: -I/usr/include/polkit-1 In other words, your brltty's config.log says it's where I'm saying it should be but you're saying that, on your system, it's somewhere else. What does the USE_POLKIT line in your brltty's config.h say? For 5.5, I'd expect it to be on line 444.

Re: [BRLTTY] Some questions regarding Android version

2017-04-30 Thread Dave Mielke
browsing the help page, the lock timer is not reset, so after >reading for a while, the screen goes off. Maybe the lock timer could be >reset on every key press? Do you mean brltty's help screen? I suppose the same thing would also be true when in the preferences menu. -- Dave Mielke | 2

Re: [BRLTTY] problem with brltty and polkit

2017-04-29 Thread Dave Mielke
uild the package, I can see that polkit support >appears to be included as the config.log says it is. My initial guess is that you aren't building on a system that has polkit's development package. Do you have the header /usr/include/polkit-1/polkit.h on the system wehreon you did your manual bu

Re: [BRLTTY] cannot compile git on one of my systems

2017-08-09 Thread Dave Mielke
v: 'tclsh': No such file or directory In other words, the system is missing TCL (which autogen needs). -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Wo

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-07-27 Thread Dave Mielke
Ranges may make sense in raw mode as one may wish to only capture certain key groups. If this is supported then the key press bit should be less important than the key itself. In other words, the range mapping priority should be the group first, the key second, and the press bit last. -- Dave

Re: [BRLTTY] Issues with an Easy Braille

2017-08-04 Thread Dave Mielke
etc? Specific examples would be helpful. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Word of God. _

Re: [BRLTTY] BrlAPI Raw key code mode?

2017-08-20 Thread Dave Mielke
rk within that environment. -- Dave Mielke | 2213 Fox Crescent | http://Mielke.cc/ Phone: 1-613-726-0014 | Ottawa, Ontario | http://Mielke.cc/bible/ EMail: d...@mielke.cc | Canada K2A 1H7 | The Bible is the very Word of God. ___ This message was

Re: [BRLTTY] Defining CapsLock for braille keyboard

2017-08-20 Thread Dave Mielke
r braille device has a braille keyboard then it probably has these bindings (defined in : Space+Dot1+Dot8 GUI (windows key) Space+Dot2+Dot8 META (left alt) Space+Dot3+Dot8 CONTROL Space+Dot4+Dot8 SHIFT Space+Dot5+Dot8 ALTGR (right alt) Space+Dot6+Dot8 UPPER Space+Dot7+Dot8 UNSTICK

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