Re: Proposal: enable accessibility by default for GNOME
- From: "Simos Xenitellis" <simos lists googlemail com>
- To: "Kjartan Maraas" <kmaraas broadpark no>
- Cc: Willie Walker <William Walker sun com>, Claudio Saavedra <csaavedra igalia com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Subject: Re: Proposal: enable accessibility by default for GNOME
- Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 15:10:46 +0100
From the Bugsquad mailing list,
an issue about openoffice.org (java-related?) misbehaving when
accessibility is on,
Another issue is Eclipse (java) does not exit cleanly when accessibility is on,
On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 12:40 PM, Kjartan Maraas <kmaraas broadpark no> wrote:
> ma., 08.09.2008 kl. 21.39 +0300, skrev Claudio Saavedra:
>> 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.
>> That's http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=547373
>> 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
>> compile it...
>> I haven't experienced more issues so far, but that's enough for me. I'm
>> disabling it.
> I was forced to do the same last time I tried it, and that was a good
> while ago. We should definitely spend some time figuring that one out.
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