Accessibility considerations

Matthias Clasen matthias.clasen at
Sun Mar 13 18:09:13 UTC 2016

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 12:51 AM, Timofonic <timofonic at> wrote:
> Please consider mandatory high contrast option with custom colors. I prefer
> black background and green foreground, it's a lie better for Mr eyes because
> clear colors really tire me.
> Text-To-Speech and braille devices should be very seriously very taken in
> consideration too, please. I know many people work degenerative vision
> issues that will eventually very totally blind, some of them are Linux
> enthusiasts.
> Let the the client side decide isn't a good option at all! Not homogeneous
> behavior and many lazy efforts would make accessibility broken very often.
> I've seen that lots of times!
> And please consider to involve developers having related disabilities:They
> would know how to implement an usable accessibility, because they use it all
> time and as users know what's right or wrong on many software.

No doubt, high-contrast, braille, screen reading are all important
aspects of accessibility too. But as I said in my initial mail, I'd
like to keep this discussion focused on just the keyboard-related

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