Re: This Monday's 13:30UTC IRC meeting: special guests from RedHat :-)

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

Steve Lee

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
>  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
>  meeting Monday at 13:30UTC.
>  Cool stuff,
>  Will
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Steve Lee
Open Source Assistive Technology Software

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