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Re: [XBoard-devel] promotion issue with translation

From: Arun Persaud
Subject: Re: [XBoard-devel] promotion issue with translation
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2011 12:46:48 -0800
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On 12/04/2011 12:07 PM, h.g. muller wrote:
> There is only one reason I can think of why we should keep the promo popup,
> and that is that blind people cannot use the new mechanism because they
> cannot use a mouse.
> But it is actually a bad reason, as there currently is no special XBoard
> version for the blind
> as there is for WinBoard. And to handle the promo popup through
> key-strokes + audio feedback
> is actually more cumbersome than typing the move using auto-popup of the
> move type-in dialog.
> So my guess is that even blind people would not miss the promo-popup
> very much.

I think typing in the move is a good solution... how do we handle
languages there though?


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