[Nautilus-list] Re: Help API for GNOME 2.0

Calum Benson wrote:
> Dan Mueth wrote:
> > So, I'm going to start assuming that Nautilus will work alright on Solaris
> > as our help browser and forget about the need for an HTML-only help
> > browser unless people start making a lot of noise.
> I guess there's a possible accessibility issue here... I don't know if
> we have a commitment from anyone yet to make the help browser in
> Nautilus accessible in time for 2.0 (or even if it's possible in that
> time frame, if it relies on Mozilla in any way-- does it?)

I agree with Calum's concern.  I do not believe that netscape/mozilla
will support accessibility interfaces in gecko on linux in the Gnome-2

> On the other hand, we could potentially have a GtkHTML2-based accessible
> browser in time for GNOME 2.0, at least if Anders' enthusiasm for making
> GtkHTML2 accessible is maintained :o) So if there's no HTML-format help
> available in 2.0, it could potentially mean we're depriving the product
> of any accessible online documentation.

This is also my assessment/worry.  I believe that we need to keep an
HTML-only option alive for this reason if no other reason.

> But I may be talking nonsense here, so I've copied this to the
> accessibility list for their comments...
> Cheeri,
> Calum.

Bill Haneman
Gnome Accessibility / Batik SVG Toolkit
Sun Microsystems Ireland

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