[Accessibility] AT-SPI dependencies

George Kraft IV gk4 at austin.ibm.com
Fri Nov 17 06:31:15 PST 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 18:16 +0100, Olaf Schmidt wrote:
> [ George Kraft IV, Do., 16. Nov. 2006 18:04 ]
> > FYI, things defined by the LSB are not required to be LSB compliant
> > themselves.  For example, an AT using an LSB defined libspi would need
> > to be LSB conforming; however, the libspi does not need to be.
> Sure, but distributions wishing to pass the at-spi conformance test need to 
> know which libraries to ship (or to patch away).

The Linux distributions are doing that today.  Nothing new.

> And the LSB reference implementation needs to be complete, i.e. every 
> dependency that is not in the LSB needs to be copied in the at-spi module.
> And every piece of code that becomes part of the reference implementation 
> needs to have a maintainer that is cooperative with the LSB and can react in 
> case of security holes, etc.

Again, nothing new in procedure for the lsb-si team or procedure/content
for the Linux distributions.

George (gk4)

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