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Q: What do you call a hardware developer who plugged 5 V logic into a 3.3 V UART port?

A: A serial killer.

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Volker Krause of @kde@mastodon.technology talked about integrating UnifiedPush into Plasma Mobile at Akademy yesterday. You can find a recording here: https://tube.kockatoo.org/w/7jwZ4GG2sYkLkGrmLYViSG?start=1h3m20s

@kde@tube.kockatoo.org #Akademy2022 #Akademy

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I'm blind and I had no idea October was blindness awareness month. So we need a blindness awareness month awareness month, preferably September. :)

1. I don't see anything: no shapes or colours. Occasionally get some (possibly placebo) light perception. Only intensity, no direction or colour or size of focus.
2. I do use braille.
3. But I mostly use TTS to access my computer.
4. I have work now, but it was difficult to get.
5. I don't do eye contact and I rock sometimes. Sighties don't like it.

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Today was my first day at Igalia, working on the Core Team, and I got my first tiny sip straight from the firehose. Haven't done that in a while…

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congratulations!

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Big Tech needs to play fair if we want a better web. But Tutanota users can't register a Microsoft Teams account and Microsoft won't change this. This demonstrates why stronger antitrust legislation is needed: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/microsoft-blocks-tutanota-users-from-own-service
#antitrust #Fight4Privacy #antitrustsummer
when are we likely to see how much space we've used up in our account from the android app?
Thanks for your feedback, this feature is not on our immediate to do list, but you can check it when logging in with a browser (also on mobile).

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Bernhard, the #Human Knight, has mastered gunblade! #EoT http://eotmud.com/

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Recently a friend recommended me to try out this awesome looking GPS navigation app specifically designed for visualy disabled users.
Seeing Assistant Move: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pl.com.tt.seeingassistantmove
Unfortunately I can't make it work on my Android 12 device. The app never receives GPS signal eventhough all the permissions are granted.
Do you know someone who is using it on Android? #Android #Accessibility

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Transcript of my #GUADEC talk - Paying technical debt in our accessibility infrastructure - https://viruta.org/paying-technical-debt-transcript.html

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Thanks for posting this transcript and for the informative & well-written talk, as ever!

Highlights for me:

- Filling in the gaps in my knowledge of GNOME a11y history
- GitLab has inline code coverage markers on MRs 🤯
- Big recursion energy to fix the a11y of the code coverage tool used by the a11y code
- The Gru's Plan meme reminded me of the first paragraph of this 10½-year-old post by Colin which I think about at least once a month https://blog.verbum.org/2011/12/06/the-gpl-and-distributing-binaries/
If software doesn’t build, then clearly it’s not being run.
And if it’s not being run, then it’s not being tested.
And if it’s not tested, then it will be crap.
– Colin Walters, 2011
I had no idea about the inline code coverage markers either till I watched this, lol
Thanks! I remember Colin first telling me about ostree during the walk to the A Coruña lunch site, and me being fascinated by the possibilities.

(Basically I'm a newbie to this reproducible-stuff, but now I understand its value.)


Is it me or is #Google slowly removing accessibility support from #android #aosp apps?
I'm running android 12.1 and included calendar and keyboard are no longer accessible. Keyboard is not a problem for me, as I am using 3rd party braille keyboards either soft braille keyboard or the one included within corvus suite of apps.
However I am unable to find an accessible calendar app.
Etar is partially accessible, only the agenda view is useable with the screen reader.
Simple calendar has accessibility issues.
Have you got some more tips?

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Congrats @gnome #Amberol is very #accessible music player! Player controls including volume and skip sliders, playlist view, playlist selection all these features can be used with keyboard alone and screen reader turned on. If GTK issues like inaccessible shortcuts window, role names part of the controls labels will get fixed in the future it would really become fully complete in terms of #a11y.

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Wow, ok, this is freaky.

New computer. Fedora Silverblue 36. Not signed into anything. Location services is on (using Mozilla location services). I’ve been living in Ireland now for 3+ years.

I open GNOME Maps app. I grant it location access. I press the “Go to current location” button.

It goes to the exact location of the home we had in Malmö, Sweden.

What. The. Fuck?

OK, so I have no idea how that’s possible. Mozilla must have somehow cached that location but how do they know it’s me?
GNOME Maps showing the location of the apartment building we used to live in in Malmö, Sweden.

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Fucking hell, as some of you have pointed out in the comments, also, it’s tied to my router. I have the same router I had in Malmö. If this is not a GDPR violation, I have no idea what is.

So Mozilla – Defender of Privacy™ – is storing my location history, tied to my router, without ever having gotten consent from me to do so.

This is a fucking scandal.

# # # # #

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Dear !Friendica Support I have just noticed my network page on my instance of friendica is not listing any posts. It displays filters but not the content it-self. When using tusky on android the content is there. I'm running php 8.1 might that causing issues? In the error log I can't find errors just notices and deprecated stuff.

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What version are you using?
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@Michael Vogel @Friendica Support I am running the dev branch pulled some 20 minutes ago. In other words https://fedi.ml/network is not working for me and https://fedi.ml/network?order=commented is working fine.
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We changed some stuff on the network page. That's why I asked.
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@Peter Vágner @Michael Vogel maybe try to delete all website data, also cookies and such and then login again and see what happens. Maybe some caches JS or so. I don't remember the specifics but I think someone helped me with this in similar cases before.

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Yes, I've created new chromium profile for testing and it's working the way I'd expect. Hmm. strange. Do I have to set expires max in my nginx config to help browsers invalidate its cache? I can delete browser cache for my-self but I don't think I can ask my potential users to regularly do that.

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@Peter Vágner this is special for the dev version I think. The files are renamed for the next release or so. Not all sure, maybe I am wrong. @Michael Vogel

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It's working for me like this for a longer time. Definatelly for a week or even more. I was not paying attention really as I am mainly using @Tusky

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Hey guys, mainly screen reader users. Do you know # It looks interesting. https://rhapsode.adrian.geek.nz/

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I wish it was actually accessible
Have you managed to run it? I have downloaded the binary from the website but some of the libraries on my arch linux system don't match so I havent yet explored it further.

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@marcozehe Have you taken your site at marcozehe.de offline? Or is its unavailability just temporary? I was used to link to your # tips and other articles when explaining accessibility topics.

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use https://www.marcozehe.de. Something‘s wrong with the non-www entry, but the one with the www subdomain works.


Woohoo! There are now free and open-source polish voices for RH Voice under creative commons licence.

https://www.zlotowicz.pl/synteza/



Upgrading friend's Rock pro 64 from debian stretch throug debian buster to debian bullseye.

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Woohoo! Did you know there is an MP3 Direct Cut app for #android from the original MP3 Direct Cut author Martin Pesch? #Accessibility is amazing, all the buttons are clearly labelled, the app is very usefull with screen readers. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mpesch3.mp3dc https://mpesch3.de/mp3directcut-android.html

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Finally working open-source #Android app for connecting to smb / cifs / windows file shares that integrates to any modern File manager through SAF. @fdroidorg will fetch todays release soon too. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wa2c.android.cifsdocumentsprovider

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Nice to know poste.io is using the same stack for building email server I am running for a few years already. It's Haraka SMTP server, Dovecot imap server, rspamd for spam filtering and roundcube for accessing messages through the web.

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Oh. What a discovery. Slovenská sporiteľňa is stopping SMS authentication of in app payments. However their MToken app is not #Accessible to screen reader users on android. Have you seen it else where with your Erste / Modernste bank account too?

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When writing articles or documents in general I'd occassionally like to add pictures into the document e.g. a photo or a screenshot. While doing this I am always asking for help from someone else because I'm #blind. Can you give me some recommendations how to make sure the image is right size and it does not overlap the text or the other way round? Either pure HTML, or wordpress or markdown. #a11y #askfedi

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How much scaled down? Does 800X600 using image makick convert sound reasonable?
So that depends on what the image is. If it's detailed and a main subject, like a photo, a screenshot, etc, I would say something like 1024x768 for photos, full scale for screenshots.

If it's an icon or profile picture, something like 32x32 is better.

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I know #Windows 7 is no longer supported. @nextcloud desktop 3.3.6 can still run on windows 7. Has anyone tryed version 4.x on windows 7?

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Interesting development related to Google Analytics and GDPR



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Dear !Friendica Support,
I have noticed you already have feature request asking for enhancements usefull to screen reader users on github. I have added a comment explaining few points I am thinking about as a novice screen reader user of #Friendica.
Thanks for your comments! This is highly appreciated!

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Dear !Friendica Support, I'm slowly setting up my #Friendica instance and I'd appreciate some hints.
Is there a way so when going to the my instance homepage recent public posts of instance members will be displayed along side the login form?
Also when trying to follow a contact entering its profile url is working fine but when entering email style address like helpers@forum.friendi.ca I am getting an empty page in the web browser.
@JB Carroll @Friendica Support @mʕ•ﻌ•ʔm jesuiSatire bitPickup PM is on demand with 1 start and 3 spare servers. 8 friendica workers with load up to 25.
@JB Carroll @Friendica Support @mʕ•ﻌ•ʔm jesuiSatire bitPickup Yes I do have two small sites on the same pool. One is wordpress with no plugins installed the other is known indie web cms. Before installing friendica I had 5 workers.
I'll try to seperate friendica to the dedicated pool just in case.



Jeej, perfektné, zdá sa, že na #friendica môžem posielať aj cez #Tusky!
Som zvedavý, ako sa to ujme.