Announcing Orca v2.91.6

* What is Orca?

Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader
that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable
combinations of speech, braille, and/or magnification.

You can read more about Orca at

* What's changed for Orca v2.91.6?

2.91.6 - 31-January-2011


  * Fix for bug #641033 - Sanity check needed before sending language
    to speech dispatcher

  * Fix for bug #640894 - always clear _gidleId when finished calling

  * Fix for bug #640218 - Handle pyatspi LookupError exceptions better

  * Fix for bug #640342 - Only defer to the toolkit script for an object
    if the app script is associated with a different toolkit

  * Fix for bug #639876 - sometimes I cannot hear the name of the window
    when I press alt+tab

  * Fix for bug #640194 - Post-event-manager-refactor sanity checks

  * Fix for bug #640135 - Generator Cache can get cleared in the midst
    of getting the mnemonic, shortcut, and accelerator

  * Fix for bug #640072 - Orca crashes receiving a message from Pidgin

  * Fix for bug #640132 - Orca sometimes becomes non-responsive after
    an app is quit

  * Fix for bug #639992 - gdm-simple-greeter script did not have its
    import modified in recent refactor

  * Fix for bug 639974 - Orca crashes announcing progress bar updates
    while pressing alt + tab

  * Fix for bug #639668 - [Refactor] Eliminate the presentation manager
    and focus tracking presenter; create an event manager and script

  * Fix for bug #639669 - [Refactor] Remove script mapping from and clean up that code

  * Fix for bug #639670 - [Refactor] Move into the scripts

  * Fix for bug #639671 - [Refactor] Remove event recount and
    COMM_FAILURE handling

  * Fix for bug #639673 - Orca should support the creation and use of
    version-specific scripts for applications

  * Work on bug #638970 - Loading a new profile takes longer than ideal

  * Fix for bug #639418, not marked for translation the text-spelling
    attribute name

  * Fix for bug #638672 - Can't open the preferences dialog

WebKitGtk/Yelp 3:

  * Fix for bug #640609 - Structural navigation should not kick in when
    the user is performing a search of WebKitGtk content

  * Fix for bug #640591 - The 'system' voice is incorrectly used after
    structural navigation wraps in WebKitGtk content

  * Fix for bug 640500 - Orca presents too much info for some links;
    not enough info for others in WebKitGtk

  * Fix for bug #640383 - Orca is not indicating caret position or
    selection for Headings in WebKitGtk

  * Fix for bug #640451 - Focused WebKitGtk links are not underlined
    in braille

  * Fix for bug #640383 - Orca is not indicating caret position or
    selection for Headings in WebKitGtk

  * Fix for bug #640381 - Orca is using the default voice for WebKitGtk
    roles when it should use the system voice

  * Fix for bug #640379 - Orca says 'read only' for paragraphs in
    WebKitGtk content

  * Fix for bug #640377 - Structural navigation sometimes fails to work
    with WebKitGtk content

  * Fix for bug #607854 - Yelp+WebKit not working well

New and updated translations (THANKS EVERYONE!!!):

    cs            Czech                Marek Cernocky
    el            Greek                Marios Zindilis
    es            Spanish              Francisco Javier Dorado
    gl            Galician             Fran Diéguez
    hu            Hungarian            Attila Hammer
    sl            Slovenian            Matej Urbančič
    sv            Swedish              Daniel Nylander
    uk            Ukrainian            Maxim V. Dziumanenko
    zh_HK         Chinese (Hong Kong)  Chao-Hsiung Liao, Wei-Lun Chao
    zh_TW         Chinese (Taiwan)     Chao-Hsiung Liao, Wei-Lun Chao

* Where can I get it ?

You can obtain Orca v2.91.6 in source code form at the following:


The Orca Team

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