Announce: AT-SPI2 0.1.4 released.

AT-SPI2 0.1.4 is now available for download at:


This is a development release of AT-SPI2, it has some unfinished

A list of work required before the a full release can be found at:

What's changed in AT-SPI2 0.1.4

          * Fix excessive CPU usage, continuously running idle function.

          * Use of new 'Accessibility' D-Bus bus. The bus address
            is located using X properties.

          * Added collection support.

          * Add compile time option to enable participation in Gnome
            session management.

          * Use the new 'Accessibility' bus if the bus address
            is available on the X property AT_SPI_BUS.

          * Add the configuration and start up scripts for the new
            'Accessibility' D-Bus bus.

          * Use the new 'Accessibility' bus if the bus address is 
            available in the AT_SPI_BUS X property.

          * Use datarootdir for finding the introspection XML files. 
            They are now in a shared directory under 'at-spi2'.

	  * Only set parent to the desktop if an accessible is an  

          * Send an UpdateAccessible signal if a Transient object is 

          * Finish collections API support.

What is AT-SPI2

AT-SPI2 is a D-Bus based accessibility framework. It defines a D-Bus
protocol for providing and accessing application accessibility
information. The project includes a library for bridging the D-Bus
protocol to the ATK API, allowing Gtk based applications to be made
accessible. It also contains a client (AT) side library in Python.

Where can I get more information about AT-SPI2

The project wiki is available at:

A page detailing the project plan can be found at:

How can I contribute to AT-SPI2?

AT-SPI2 is currently a small but valuable project. We are actively
seeking new contributors, all help is greatly appreciated. If
interested, please get in touch via:

IRC   : 'atspidbus' on Gimpnet
E-Mail: accessibility-atspi lists linux-foundation org

Development repositories can be found at:


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