Re: An Open Letter to Oracle on the Topic Of Accessibility

On 23 February 2010 17:51, Tom Masterson <kd7cyu yahoo com> wrote:
> The building blocks of all our code as simple as possible to use and add
> accessibility so it isn't a chore for developers.  Let's face it the
> majority of designers don't even consider accessibility even when they have
> people who need it on the team.

I think this is what WIllie means by 'Baked in'

> Ideally we should work on making accessibility a part of the college and
> other training curiculums so that at least new folks come in to the software
> world already indoctrinated with the need for making things accessible.

Project:Possibility are working here by providing extra curricular
a11y projects for CS students in California. I'm hoping that the
students meeting GNOME at #CSUN10 will get them into GNOME too and
they'll pass it on.

Until we get a11y and open source firmly on the curriculum then If you
know self motivated college students you can point them at


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]