Re: This Monday's 13:30UTC IRC meeting: special guests from RedHat :-)
- From: "Steve Lee" <steve fullmeasure co uk>
- To: "Willie Walker" <William Walker sun com>
- Cc: Ray Strode <rstrode redhat com>, Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>, gnome-accessibility-list gnome org, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com>, Jon McCann <jmccann redhat com>, David Zeuthen <davidz redhat com>, Brian Cameron sun com
- Subject: Re: This Monday's 13:30UTC IRC meeting: special guests from RedHat :-)
- Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 16:58:08 +0100
In order to help me organise my thoughts on this I did a brief
analysis of my understanding of the current state of alt input
options. I'm posting it here in case anyone else finds it useful as
On 15/05/2008, Willie Walker <William Walker sun com> wrote:
> Hi All:
> I spent some time down at RedHat today talking with Jon McCann, Matthias
> Clasen, Ray Strode, and David Zeuthen about their proposal for revamping
> gdm. Included in this is an overall approach to making it easier for
> people to discover and use the accessibility features of GNOME, both
> from the gdm login screen and your desktop session.
> I think what they've come up with is a really big step in the right
> direction, and I've asked them to come to our irc.gnome.org/#a11y
> meeting this Monday at the usual 13:30UTC time (9:30AM EDT) to discuss
> the proposal. There are still some details to be worked out, so your
> feedback is going to be important.
> Jon and company will be working up some information to send out prior to
> the meeting, but I just wanted to take the time to grease the skids a
> little bit --- I think it's fantastic that mainstream developers are
> taking a strong interest in accessibility and are doing so proactively.
> They are also approaching the problem in a way that makes me happy,
> which is to include end users very early in the process.
> So, expect more info on the proposal to come to this list soon and
> please set aside some time to participate in the irc.gnome.org/#a11y
> meeting Monday at 13:30UTC.
> Cool stuff,
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