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SubjectRe: Blind-access patch for Linux 1.3.x
On  5 Mar 96 at 17:23, Kenneth Albanowski wrote:

>
> This patch is intended to make Linux easier for the blind to use. It was
> based was produced and tested on 1.3.67, but should work on all 1.3.x
> kernels. The following changes have been made:

Aren't there ioctl()s to enable back-scrolling? (Or only for VC
switching?) Maybe we should add them.

I think the rest of the patch is unnecessary; just start some script
as root to disable back-scrolling.

>
> 1. A new global kernel variable "blind_flag" is made, which defaults to
> zero.
[...]
> --
> Kenneth Albanowski (kjahds@kjahds.com, CIS: 70705,126)

I have nothing against the idea, but we should keep it simple.

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