ANNOUNCE: AT-SPI 2.5.1 released

AT-SPI 2.5.1 is now available for download at:

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 C and a wrapper
for Python.

What's changed in AT-SPI 2.5.1

* [core/pyatspi] Add atspi_set_timeout.

* [core] By default, disable method call timeouts until an application has
been on the bus for 15 seconds (work-around for applications with potentially
long start-up times). This behavior can be changed with a call to

* [core] Fix GError sent when receiving a reply of the wrong type

* [core] Fix typo in atspi_document_get_attribute_value

* [core] Fix for bug 675004 - object:state-changed:defunct events are emitted
as object:state-change:defunct

* [atk] Updated Norwegian Nynorsk translation

* [pyatspi] Some clean-ups for Python 3.

Where can I get more information about AT-SPI2

The project wiki is available at:

How can I contribute to AT-SPI2?

We need help testing with Gnome accessibility technologies, improving
performance, and generally tying up loose ends.  The above-referenced page
contains a list of known issues that should be fixed.

IRC   : #a11y on Gimpnet
E-Mail: accessibility-atspi lists linux-foundation org

Development repositories can be found at:


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