[Accessibility] [Accessibility-atspi] [Accessibility-ia2] Shall we present at CSUN 2009?

David Bolter david.bolter at utoronto.ca
Thu Oct 16 09:35:53 PDT 2008

Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> Aaron Leventhal wrote:
>> Maybe one of the topics could be the feasibility of merging the
>> various a11y APIs on Windows into one.
>> How much of a long term goal is it, what are the technical challenges,
>> how can we actually achieve it, and does the industry will exist to
>> make it happen?
> I do think there's a lot of interest in making sure there
> exists/remains good alignment across platforms and with
> what exists on Windows, and that sort of topic is a good
> one for public presentations, yes.

I think this would make a good panel discussion topic.

In terms Windows, I wonder what the 5 year roadmap for accessibility is
at Microsoft. Is MSAA deprecated?  Is MS going with IA2 or UIA...  what
are the AT vendors targeting?


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