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The other thing which gets announced regardless of status bar
state is imap syncing such as "downloading message 6 of 14 in
spam" etc. Because I have 4 email accounts, these imap syncing
announcements are frequent and interrupt work regularly.
This is new as of version 68. Not sure if I should add to
David's bug or file a separate one because it is basically the
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On 5/10/2020 2:52 PM, Brian Vogel
On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 02:42 PM, Luke Davis wrote:
Does a sighted person see some kind of indication that
this is happening?
If said content is coming from the status bar, then yes, at least
provided the status bar is set to be viewed, and it is by default.
The difference being that most of us couldn't give a flying rat's
patootie that this is happening, and would never even notice it.
This is one of the difficulties with accessibility in that, for
things like the status bar, it tends to be an "all or nothing"
affair within a given class of message. If this is bothersome,
requesting that the "copying message to drafts folder" be put in a
class below that which would be seen by the screen reader is what
would get rid of it. I don't know exactly how that's done, but
the developers do, as the screen reader does not read each and
every thing that occurs in the status bar.
This would be a feature request as opposed to a bug report, or at
least I'd consider it a feature change, as one could argue that
either state is better than the other, depending on one's personal
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