Re: draft for Friends of GNOME campaign


On 11/28/2011 08:04 PM, Karen Sandler wrote:
jjmarin and I are working on this text to promote the FoG campaign we
to launch next week. How can we improve it? Also, do you like "Make 2012
the year of accessibility for GNOME" as a short tagline?

I hate to say it, but I'm not sure if Accessibility as an abstract
concept will sell.

Do we have some examples of GNOME users whose lives were made measurably
better because of the a11y work we've done? Show-cases work wonders.

One person, Robert Cole, just sent a testamonial to the

It probably would not require that much effort to ping people to provide

Do we have any specific improvements (and the reasons why they're
important - or the people for whom they're important) to point to?

GNOME 3, and clutter-based programs in general need a fair amount of
work to support accessibility as well as GTK+ does.  There is ongoing
work to make the a11y infrastructure work well across free desktops
(e.g. GNOME and KDE).  So, there are some fairly compelling general
things that need to be done.  There are also some less exciting things
that need work, such as developing better regression tests and
improving the GTK+/GAIL integration.


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