Re: Call for testing: portoptscli

From: Chris Brannon <>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 09:28:38 UTC
"Alfonso S. Siciliano" <> writes:

> Hello list,
> Some time ago I announced my intention to implement a new utility to
> configure ports interactively via a CLI [1]. Because other tools use
> TUI and seem unsuitable for speech synthesizers.

Hello Alfonso,
This is pretty great.  I just took it for a spin and configured two
ports: speech-dispatcher (uncomplicated, only one list) and
ungoogled-chromium (three lists).  It works beautifully, and I love the

Thus far, I've only used it over ssh.  First with a Linux screenreader
on the computer I'm in front of right now, and then using the Prompt app
on iOS.  I don't have high expectations for terminal screen reading on
my iPhone.  It works well with command-response programs though, and
this one was no exception.
portoptscli is going to play nicely with just about any terminal screenreader
ever made.

-- Chris