Interfacing with Orca to read terminal output

Joanmarie Diggs jdiggs at
Wed Nov 16 09:46:01 CET 2011

On 11/16/2011 02:20 AM, Nick Schermer wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Joanmarie Diggs<jdiggs at>  wrote:
>> Getting back to the roadmap: What Orca users wish to be able to do is
>> access XFCE's terminal like they do gnome-terminal. If the XFCE
>> terminal is based on VTE, this can be done as Nick stated: An Orca
>> script. But what would be super is for the XFCE terminal to have a
>> more unique accessible name so that Orca could reliably identify it.
>> Has this been done yet?
> Yes it uses Vte. No not renamed yet. Busy days...

Hey Nick.

I hear that. It amazes me where all the time goes.... Anyhoo, I wonder 
if it might make sense for Sean and his team to start here (i.e. with 
the renaming) before pursuing their other ideas?

Take care.

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