Accessibility tool. It basically reads whatever you mark with your mouse cursor.
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## 2022-04-02
Wrap the file numbers returned by `` inside a file object using
`os.fdopen()` and use them in a context manager with the `with` statement. That
seems to have solved (some of?) the FIFO buffering problems mentioned in
## 2022-01-28
Add the command line options `-p` (`--primary`) and `-b` (`--clipboard`).
`--clipboard` for the ctrl-c kind of clipboard and `--primary` for the mouse
selection kind of clipboard.
## 2021-11-27
Turn it into a Python package by adding a and sticking the files into
a module.
## 2021-11-26
More Python script experimentations. I've started with a shell threeliner using
ready made packages and I ended up reimplementing them badly.
Something something UNIX philosophy.
There is now a `~/.clipboard-speaker/words-per-minute` setting file for the
Python version.
Switched (again) to FIFO so you can:
10. Marking text and press the keybinding that runs clipboard-speaker as
usual. While clipboard-speaker is running and speaking, you can
20. Mark more text and press the keybindings for it to feed more text into
clipboard-speaker's text buffer, and if you wish
30. GOTO 20.
## 2021-11-25
Trying to remove the daemonize dependency, but I don't know how to kill the
speak-ng child process of the shell script.
Also trying to write a clipboard-speaker Python script.
## 2021-11-24
Shell scripts using daemonize, xsel, and speak-ng.