Re: ATK screenreaders

On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 06:14, Manuel Op de Coul wrote:
> A blind user of my program sent me a distracted message that
> with the new version (made with Gtk 2.2) his screenreader
> cannot read anything anymore as opposed to the previous
> version made with Gtk 1.2.
> This is ironic since with ATK I thought support for blind
> users would improve.
> Since I don't know anything about this, can someone give
> any information about screenreaders for Windows and ATK?
> Thanks in advance,

ATK is not going to be involved at all on Windows. Windows accessibility
is a deep black art involving much "reverse engineering" on the part
of the screen reader of what is really going on. (I think the screen
readers watch text painting calls, and so forth.)


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