[macvoiceover] Re: Refreshabraille and the Mac

I bet you could use brltty on the mac, but of course it would not read
the gui.

Cheryl Homiak <cahomiak@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all.
> 
> Maybe there's a better list to which to send this and, in any case, offlist 
> replies are fine if it isn't good to have this on this list. The only braille 
> devices I have are aging braillelite 40s, which are still working but won't 
> work with the Mac. The only braille display I could even possibly afford 
> right now is the refreshabraille, and even at that, I could almost buy two 
> Mac minis with dual drives and 4gb of memory for that price - not that I need 
> two mac minis but you get my point. So I'd really like to know, from those 
> who use both braille and speech, if the braille really makes a difference for 
> you since it appears to use the same system as the speech rather than having 
> its own interface to the screen. I'd also like to know, especially from 
> anybody using the refreshabraille, whether it's going to be more frustrating 
> than it's worth only being able to access 18 cells at a time as I've been so 
> used to 40 cells on linux and Windows. Unfortunately thre's no place to go !
 and try one out to see what I think.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -- 
> Cheryl
> 
> May the words of my mouth
> and the meditation of my heart
> be acceptable to You, Lord,
> my rock and my Redeemer.
> (Psalm 19:14 HCSB)
> 
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