[Accessibility-atspi] Announce: AT-SPI2 0.1.4 released.
mark.doffman at codethink.co.uk
Mon Dec 21 16:51:40 PST 2009
AT-SPI2 0.1.4 is now available for download at:
This is a development release of AT-SPI2, it has some unfinished
A list of work required before the a full release can be found at:
What's changed in AT-SPI2 0.1.4
* Fix excessive CPU usage, continuously running idle function.
* Use of new 'Accessibility' D-Bus bus. The bus address
is located using X properties.
* Added collection support.
* Add compile time option to enable participation in Gnome
* Use the new 'Accessibility' bus if the bus address
is available on the X property AT_SPI_BUS.
* Add the configuration and start up scripts for the new
'Accessibility' D-Bus bus.
* Use the new 'Accessibility' bus if the bus address is
available in the AT_SPI_BUS X property.
* Use datarootdir for finding the introspection XML files.
They are now in a shared directory under 'at-spi2'.
* Only set parent to the desktop if an accessible is an
* Send an UpdateAccessible signal if a Transient object is
* Finish collections API support.
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 Python.
Where can I get more information about AT-SPI2
The project wiki is available at:
A page detailing the project plan can be found at:
How can I contribute to AT-SPI2?
AT-SPI2 is currently a small but valuable project. We are actively
seeking new contributors, all help is greatly appreciated. If
interested, please get in touch via:
IRC : 'atspidbus' on Gimpnet
E-Mail: accessibility-atspi at lists.linux-foundation.org
Development repositories can be found at:
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