[Accessibility] minutes: 2009-02-10 Workgroup telecon [draft]

Willie Walker William.Walker at Sun.COM
Wed Feb 11 08:44:54 PST 2009

Thanks Gregory!

Whatever Janina wants is fine by me.  :-)


Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
> aloha, will!
> thank you for your clarification -- i have added a link to your 
> follow-up post on the state of AT-SPI to the minutes proper, and
> brad, you are now identified correctly...
> will if you or janina prefer, i can add your comments to the minutes
> as an addendum, rather than simply linking to the archived post
> thanks to everyone for the close review, gregory.
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> From: Willie Walker <William.Walker at Sun.COM>
> To: Brad Taylor <btaylor1 at novell.com>
> Cc: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus at hicom.net>,
> accessibility at lists.freestandards.org
> Sent: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 11:06:05 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Accessibility] minutes: 2009-02-10 Workgroup telecon	 [draft]
>> While we're at it:
>> I'm not exactly sure where the AT-SPI/D-Bus work stands.  My 
>> understanding about Mark's work is that he'll be ramping down 
>> the pure AT-SPI/D-Bus work in March and ramping up on ATK 
>> support in KDE/Qt.
>> My assumption, which can be clarified by Mark, is that Mark was 
>> funded primarily to get this stuff going for the purposes of 
>> supporting automated testing across multiple desktop solutions 
>> (e.g., GNOME and KDE).  While we hope that this means it will be 
>> sufficient for use by assistive technologies, I'm not sure this 
>> is guaranteed.
>> What we need to do is find a 'catcher' for the AT-SPI/D-Bus work 
>> to test/verify that it can supplant the AT-SPI/CORBA work for 
>> the purposes of assistive technologies.
>> Will

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