OCT
14
2004

Update on Assistive Technologies for Qt4

A new snapshot of the cspi-dbus bridge has been released. Together with the Qt 4 D-BUS bindings, it is now possible to write KDE assistive technologies that transparently interact with Qt/KDE applications as well as GTK/GNOME applications.

Comments

> that transparently interact with Qt/KDE applications as well as
> GTK/GNOME applications.

Now someone must write GTK/GNOME applications that transparently interact with other GTK/GNOME applications :)

/me hides


By KTROLL at Thu, 2004/10/14 - 5:00am

lol, good one!

have a nice day everyone!


By me at Thu, 2004/10/14 - 5:00am

Does KDM have the ability to launch access features at this point? It can be very useful, because some people may have a difficult time actually logging in without their specific assistive technology. I believe the new GDM has this support.


By Henrik at Thu, 2004/10/14 - 5:00am

If this is going to be used, there is work to be done to make it actually usable I think. Just look at the third screenshot provided (Kicker; http://trolls.troll.no/~harald/accessibility/accessibility3.png). A whole lot of "no description" labels that make it impossible to actually distinguish anything usefull. I think it will be a lot of work before each and every application can provide usefull information via such an interface.


By Andre Somers at Thu, 2004/10/14 - 5:00am