[Accessibility-testing] Linux Interpreters

Jason McIntosh jmac at jmac.org
Fri Jul 13 10:08:50 EDT 2018

Thanks for this, Austin. Replies inline, below...

On Jul 13, 2018, at 2:29 AM, Austin Seraphin <austin at austinseraphin.com> wrote:
> I tried installing Gargoyle using the gargoyle-git package from the AUR.
> The standard gargoyle package didn't compile. The app had no
> accessibility using Orca.

By “AUR” you mean the package repository for Arch Linux, specifically?

Question to the group: are we going to be picky about what we accept in terms of “the Linux version” for any software, or will we accept the use of any reasonably up-to-date linux distro?

> The glkterm AUR package only contains a library, not a binary.
> The lectrote-bin AUR package has a similar situation, ironically.

Zarf, any input / advice on this?

> Linux does have a version of Frotz, but it didn't run the file.

That’s surprising! What happened when you tried?

> On a related note, should I test any Android apps?

It doesn’t look like we included Android on our list of platforms, so I don’t think you need to — but feel free if you’re curious about it. Maybe we should add at least one Android terp to the list, just the balance the one iOS one that’s there…?

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