[linux-audio-user] Searching for music composition tools

Tapio Kelloniemi persistent.spam at thack.org
Wed Feb 23 05:35:44 EST 2005


On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 10:56:55AM +0100, Mario Lang wrote:
> I can try to summarize the main issues here for you.  I'm afraid I dont
> know of any specific web sites which would be detailed enough
> to explain the whole situation to you.
> 
> In general, at soon as some application has a text-mode
> user interface (ncurses, command-line based, readline based or so on),
> it is quite useable by people with visual disabilities (braille
> or speech output users).

Unless the GUI and TUI interfaces differ significantly like in GLAME,
where GUI is for poor whimps (as their manual says) and TUI is for
scheme programmers.
 
> If you use GTK2 as a toolkit, there is a slight chance your application
> might be useable by the same category of users since there
> is some ongoing effort to make GNOME accessible.

This Gnopernicus stuff is really in early stage and very buggy. It is
almost like trying to read a book with a microscope (the problem is
not the same, but results probably are).

> I'd be more than happy to answer any questions some of
> you folks may have after reading this.  Either send my private mail,
> or through that list...

So am I, so please discuss on LAU and LAD as much as possible, as
there are others who are interested too.

-- 
Tapio


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