blind_html Fwd: [orca-list] Announcing Orca v2.91.6

  • From: Nimer Jaber <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind_html <blind_html@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:37:59 -0600

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From: Alejandro Leiva <aleiva@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 01:27:37 +0100
Subject: [orca-list] Announcing Orca v2.91.6
To: gnome-accessibility-list@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: Orca screen reader developers <orca-list@xxxxxxxxx>

* What is Orca?

Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader
that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable
combinations of speech, braille, and/or magnification.

You can read more about Orca at

* What's changed for Orca v2.91.6?

2.91.6 - 31-January-2011


   * Fix for bug #641033 - Sanity check needed before sending language
     to speech dispatcher

   * Fix for bug #640894 - always clear _gidleId when finished calling

   * Fix for bug #640218 - Handle pyatspi LookupError exceptions better

   * Fix for bug #640342 - Only defer to the toolkit script for an object
     if the app script is associated with a different toolkit

   * Fix for bug #639876 - sometimes I cannot hear the name of the window
     when I press alt+tab

   * Fix for bug #640194 - Post-event-manager-refactor sanity checks

   * Fix for bug #640135 - Generator Cache can get cleared in the midst
     of getting the mnemonic, shortcut, and accelerator

   * Fix for bug #640072 - Orca crashes receiving a message from Pidgin

   * Fix for bug #640132 - Orca sometimes becomes non-responsive after
     an app is quit

   * Fix for bug #639992 - gdm-simple-greeter script did not have its
     import modified in recent refactor

   * Fix for bug 639974 - Orca crashes announcing progress bar updates
     while pressing alt + tab

   * Fix for bug #639668 - [Refactor] Eliminate the presentation manager
     and focus tracking presenter; create an event manager and script

   * Fix for bug #639669 - [Refactor] Remove script mapping from and clean up that code

   * Fix for bug #639670 - [Refactor] Move into the scripts

   * Fix for bug #639671 - [Refactor] Remove event recount and
     COMM_FAILURE handling

   * Fix for bug #639673 - Orca should support the creation and use of
     version-specific scripts for applications

   * Work on bug #638970 - Loading a new profile takes longer than ideal

   * Fix for bug #639418, not marked for translation the text-spelling
     attribute name

   * Fix for bug #638672 - Can't open the preferences dialog

WebKitGtk/Yelp 3:

   * Fix for bug #640609 - Structural navigation should not kick in when
     the user is performing a search of WebKitGtk content

   * Fix for bug #640591 - The 'system' voice is incorrectly used after
     structural navigation wraps in WebKitGtk content

   * Fix for bug 640500 - Orca presents too much info for some links;
     not enough info for others in WebKitGtk

   * Fix for bug #640383 - Orca is not indicating caret position or
     selection for Headings in WebKitGtk

   * Fix for bug #640451 - Focused WebKitGtk links are not underlined
     in braille

   * Fix for bug #640383 - Orca is not indicating caret position or
     selection for Headings in WebKitGtk

   * Fix for bug #640381 - Orca is using the default voice for WebKitGtk
     roles when it should use the system voice

   * Fix for bug #640379 - Orca says 'read only' for paragraphs in
     WebKitGtk content

   * Fix for bug #640377 - Structural navigation sometimes fails to work
     with WebKitGtk content

   * Fix for bug #607854 - Yelp+WebKit not working well

New and updated translations (THANKS EVERYONE!!!):

     cs            Czech                Marek Cernocky
     el            Greek                Marios Zindilis
     es            Spanish              Francisco Javier Dorado
     gl            Galician             Fran Diéguez
     hu            Hungarian            Attila Hammer
     sl            Slovenian            Matej Urbančič
     sv            Swedish              Daniel Nylander
     uk            Ukrainian            Maxim V. Dziumanenko
     zh_HK         Chinese (Hong Kong)  Chao-Hsiung Liao, Wei-Lun Chao
     zh_TW         Chinese (Taiwan)     Chao-Hsiung Liao, Wei-Lun Chao

* Where can I get it ?

You can obtain Orca v2.91.6 in source code form at the following:


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