Re: Proposal: enable accessibility by default for GNOME
- From: Claudio Saavedra <csaavedra igalia com>
- To: Diego Escalante Urrelo <diegoe gnome org>
- Cc: Willie Walker <William Walker sun com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Subject: Re: Proposal: enable accessibility by default for GNOME
- Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2008 21:39:41 +0300
El mié, 30-07-2008 a las 15:56 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo escribió:
> On 7/30/08, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 12:00 -0400, Willie Walker wrote:
> > > Hi All:
> > >
> > > I recently had a nice discussion with the release team about the
> > > viability of enabling accessibility (i.e., the AT-SPI infrastructure)
> > > by
> > > default for GNOME. As a result of that discussion, I'm approaching
> > > the
> > > broader GNOME community with a proposal to do this. :-)
> > I'd agree if you can show that there's little to no performance hit from
> > enabling it. I'd go even further and say that we should not make it
> > possible to disable it within the UI if you can show that it won't have
> > adverse effects on most users (that don't need a11y...).
> I have froze my whole session by getting the at-spi stuff to crash.
> More concrete examples include eog not loading images anymore after
> crashing at.
> And I gotta say my crashes were random, happened in 2.20, 2.22.
There's also this ugly emacs+metacity+a11y lock, that makes my computer
unusable. I think I hadn't noticed this before because I was using some
emacs snapshot, but now I switched laptops and haven't got the time to
I haven't experienced more issues so far, but that's enough for me. I'm
Claudio Saavedra <csaavedra igalia com>
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