Re: Proposal: enable accessibility by default for GNOME

PS - Bug/RFE logged here:  

If there are other specific problems that people know about, I really
encourage them to log bugs.  Otherwise, the team will likely not know
about them and they will likely go unfixed.  The current AT-SPI
maintainer, Li Yuan, is *very* good and is remarkable in his abilities
to diagnose and resolve problems.


On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 17:56 -0400, Willie Walker wrote:
> Wow - that polling really does bite.  :-(  Looks like it's been in there 
> for 6 years!
> To me, it kind of seems rather inefficient for the prototypical use case 
> of mouse motion events, which is to drive the region of interest for the 
> magnifier.  I logged a bug/rfe a while ago and to just have gnome-mag 
> track the mouse directly rather than require two CORBA actions per mouse 
> movement (one from the bridge to Orca and one from Orca to the 
> magnifier):  I haven't 
> had time to create a patch, and the current maintainer is only doing so 
> very sporadically due to time constraints.
> Regardless of making modifications such as those requested in bug 
> #522967, I wonder if we can make modifications to the bridge to only do 
> the polling if someone has requested to be notified of the events?
> Will
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Luis Villa <luis tieguy org> wrote:
> > 
> >> I'd love to see hard performance numbers before we reach that
> >> conclusion. (I really don't care about memory numbers. Geeks look at
> >> top; my fiancee just sits and taps her fingers waiting for GNOME to
> >> log in.)
> > 
> > Here is one datapoint:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > a11y causes frequent wakeups which eat power.
> > 
> > 
> > Matthias
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