libqaccessibilityclient now in kdereview
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Tue Jul 25 14:05:28 BST 2017
El dimarts, 25 de juliol de 2017, a les 13:25:39 CEST, Jonathan Riddell va
> libqaccessibilityclient is now in kdereview. It's in a git repo
> called libkdeaccessibilityclient but we filed a sysadmin request to
> rename it.
> We just released 0.2.0 in unstable (for some reason 0.1.1 was released
> in stable some years ago).
It does not compile with clang.
> What is it?
> Since it's hard to grasp all the bits related to accessibility, I'll try to
> explain what the lib is for.
> Most of the stack is part of Qt 5, so nothing to worry about, that's the
> part that lets applications expose their UI over DBus for AT-SPI, so they
> work nicely with assisitve tools (e.g. Orca). In accessibility language,
> the applications act as "servers" and the screen reader for example is a
> This library is for writing clients, so applications that are assistive,
> such as screen readers. It currently has two users: KMag and Simon.
> KMag can use it to follow the focus (e.g. when editing text, it can
> automatically magnify the part of the document where the cursor is.
> For Simon Listens, the use is to be able to let the user trigger menus and
> buttons by voice input.
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