[Accessibility] Plan for making QT applications accessible to Orca?

Jeremy Whiting jpwhiting at kde.org
Thu Jul 8 19:53:04 BST 2010


One thing has changed.  Mark moved the git repo to gitorious.
qt-atspi2-bridge is now at git://gitorious.org/qt-at-spi/qt-at-spi
Otherwise, you are correct.


On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 2:17 AM, PiƱeiro <apinheiro at igalia.com> wrote:

> From: Bill Cox <waywardgeek at gmail.com>
> > Hi.  I've pinged Nokia/Trolltech, but got no response.  Basically, is
> > time to move forward with making QT applications accessible through
> > at-spi2.  I don't know of any current effort in this area.  It also is
> > not clear whether the correct approach is to make a plugin for at-spi2
> > so that it can understand QT's unfinished IA2 interface that is only
> > available on Linux, or if it makes more sense to convert that
> > interface into a standard d-bus based ATK interface.
> There are already work in progress about it. Mark Doffman is working
> in a qt-atspi2-bridge, a equivalent to gnome atk-atkspi2-bridge, but
> using (AFAIK) those IA2 interfaces.
> Jeremy Whiting (jpwhiting) talked about it in a blog post [1], and
> pointed to the current qt-atspi2-bridge repository [2], right now
> hosted by codethink.
> > If anyone knows how to contact the guys at Nokia/Trolltech let me
> > know.  If you have thoughts on how to get this project started, or how
> > it should be done from a technical point of view, let me know.  I'm
> > personally hoping we can find volunteers to do this work.
> As I said, right now the "man" to get in contact about this issue is Mark
> Doffman.
> [1] http://jpwhiting.blogspot.com/2010/02/state-of-free-accessibility.html
> [2] https://labs.codethink.co.uk/index.php/p/qt-atspi2/
> ===
> API (apinheiro at igalia.com)
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