Please review QAccessibilityClient

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Mon Jan 13 01:24:30 GMT 2014

El Divendres, 3 de gener de 2014, a les 22:09:04, Frederik Gladhorn va 
> Hi,
> Mario Fux asked if I could make a release of libqaccessibilityclient. When I
> started this little lib it was seemingly KDE only but with a bit of help,
> mostly from Sebastian Sauer it became a nice little Qt only lib.

FWIW I gave it a look last week and from my "I know nothing about the domain", 
it looks good.


> It makes writing accessibility tools easy by providing a convenient API over
> the rather tedious DBus AT-SPI "standard". That means it works with Gnome,
> KDE/Qt apps and potentially others. Simon started to depend on it and the
> KWin focus tracking works with it as well.
> There is a fun example app that comes with the lib, it demonstrates a bit
> what the library provides. There are two classes "Registry" to provide the
> subscription to changes and "AccessibleObject" which represents one widget.
> Together they give a lot of information about running apps and are a nice
> basis for further helpful technology.
> The code can be found here:
> git://
> I haven't had much time to work on it, but spent a bit of time cleaning it
> up today. The functions are generally documented and I'd be very happy
> about feedback/reviews.
> If there are no major blockers/improvement suggestions I'd like to make a
> release soon. If someone is looking for a fun and interesting new task, I
> would be happy with some help to get this baby out.
> Greetings,
> Frederik

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