[Kde-accessibility] focus tracking

Jeremy Whiting jpwhiting at kde.org
Tue Jun 29 17:47:52 BST 2010

Adding gnome-accessibility and accessibility to the lists as they are the
ones with the answers in this regard I believe.

Joanie, we are discussing magnification, and I thought you'd likely know the
answer about the api orca/gnome mag uses that Gunnar mentioned here.

Jeremy (connecting the right people since 2009)

2010/6/29 Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org>

> (... removing the e.v. membership list, because technical discussion does
> not
> belong there ...)
> On June 28, 2010, Gunnar Schmidt wrote:
> > individual user applications, and a special magnification API is used for
> > the communication between a screen reader and the magnifier (so that the
> > screen magnifier does itself not need an AT-SPI implementation.
> do you know if the magnification API is going to be kept with / ported to
> AT-
> SPI2? if so, then it would be possible to make use of that API with the
> kwin
> magnification desktop effect (when used as an a11y aid) and when AT-SPI2
> becomes available, nothing in kwin's code would need to change. but that
> relies on the magnification API remaining stable ... (which i hope it
> would,
> for the sake of other magnifiers out there)
> --
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