Interfacing with Orca to read terminal output

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Nov 16 14:23:03 CET 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs at> wrote:
> 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?



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