[Accessibility] Microsoft/Novell announce UIA on Linux
mgorse at mgorse.dhs.org
Fri Nov 9 06:18:19 PST 2007
I'm confused. Does this mean that applications that expose information
through atk, such as gtk apps, will be accessible under Windows with this
bridge? Or are they writing a bridge to make Wine expose information
through atk? Or both?
-- Mike Gorse / AIM:linvortex / http://mgorse.freeshell.org --
On Fri, 9 Nov 2007, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Michael Meeks, no stranger to a11y engineering, told me they would
> bridge directly to libatk.
> I don't know how to answer re managed code, other than perhaps to
> observe that the X environment has long abstracted device access.
> Steve Lee writes:
>> Do we have any answers to these questions:
>> Is it application side or AT side or both? I'm guessing 'bridge' means
>> application side
>> Will it require Mono (.NET for Linux) or has the requirement for a
>> managed solution finally gone?
>> How does an Open Source solution sit with a pledge not to enforce patents?
>> On 09/11/2007, Pete Brunet <brunet at us.ibm.com> wrote:
>>> Pete Brunet
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