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    I know that the primary target audience is vision impaired hence the plain text focus of the site, which I applaud. But a large potential audience is made up of people with dislexia. Please include a few screenshots.

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      The project is extremely WIP and screenshots would be a bit premature.

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        What kind of screenshots do you expect for a tool that doesn’t have a graphical user interface?

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          Screen readers absolutely do have graphical interfaces. They show focus, captions, and graphical configuration menus. Orca is an outlier here.

          Screen readers aren’t just used by the totally blind. They’re used by people whose vision is bad enough to render them legally blind too.

          In your browser devtools, navigate to vision deficiency emulation. In Firefox, this is under the “Accessibility” pane; in Chromium, it’s under the “Rendering” pane. Select “blurry vision”. The result will make it nearly impossible to read text, but possible to discern page layout. A highlight on the currently focused area will help navigate while using a screen reader.

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            Screen readers absolutely do have graphical interfaces. They show focus, captions, and graphical configuration menus. Orca is an outlier here.

            I agree, however Odilia doesn’t have a graphical interface, does it? I’m not seeing any deps on a graphical toolkit here: https://github.com/odilia-app/odilia/blob/main/Cargo.toml .

            In your browser devtools, navigate to vision deficiency emulation. In Firefox, this is under the “Accessibility” pane; in Chromium, it’s under the “Rendering” pane. Select “blurry vision”. The result will make it nearly impossible to read text, but possible to discern page layout. A highlight on the currently focused area will help navigate while using a screen reader.

            I don’t think a screenshot of this would make sense on Odilia’s presentation page as this is really a browser thing, not an Odilia thing.

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              Odilia is extremely WIP. They only just finished and dropped a PoC prototype to begin working on “the real thing”. As I said in another reply, screenshots would be premature. However, it ought to have one in the future (imo) so the question is still relevant.

              The blurred-vision example was something I cited as a rationale for including graphics in a screen reader, not as a rationale for including screenshots.

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                Right, I think we agree then, when Odilia gets a graphical user interface it’ll make sense to take screenshots of it :).

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            I would expect a simple ui with play and pause buttons as well as a speed slider.

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          Had some trouble reading the website, but I think I fixed it.

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            In its earliest stages of development, this project was called Yggdrasil, associating the mythical descriptions of the tree with how accessibility should unify the world. Though we changed it later because of community feedback, we want to emphasize that we have always been interested in names with strong symbolism behind them.

            Changing the name was a good idea here I think. There’s a stock of Norse mythology-related terms, of which “Yggdrasil” is a prominent member, that have been used as names by so many disparate projects that they almost feel generic. Odilia is a much more specific cultural reference, which makes for a more unique and so stronger name.