Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-08 Thread toki
On 05/05/2018 04:02 PM, Tom Davies wrote: > i think the Apache Open Office licensing is somewhat more proprietary so we > can't legally copy their code. They can copy our's. Apache Open Office uses the Apache License 2.0. LibreOffice uses Mozilla Public License v2.0. In theory, the two licenses

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-08 Thread toki
On 05/04/2018 10:43 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: > VFO/Freedom Scientific's refusal to support accessible events instrumented > with IA2 API has never made much sense to me personally, but their VFO is more interested in collecting royalties on its patents, than it is in providing working products.

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-05 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) As i understand it ... i think the Apache Open Office licensing is somewhat more proprietary so we can't legally copy their code. They can copy our's. This led to IBM giving Apache a copy of all their accesibility code from their Lotus Symphony Suite. Back when Sun owned OpenOffice, back

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
Blindjourno wrote > Since you all can take code from OO, can't you take basically, all of > their accessibility information and use it in LO? I mean, I stopped > using JAWS years ago, but I heard from other people that JAWS works with > OO? Would that be a lot of work? Taking all of the

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread Robert W Kingett
Since you all can take code from OO, can't you take basically, all of their accessibility information and use it in LO? I mean, I stopped using JAWS years ago, but I heard from other people that JAWS works with OO? Would that be a lot of work? Taking all of the accessibility information from

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread Alex Midence
[mailto:dgoldfield1...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, May 4, 2018 4:19 PM To: V Stuart Foote <vstuart.fo...@utsa.edu>; accessibility@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS This is distressing. Several years ago, JAWS was working reasonably well with LibreOffice,

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread David Goldfield
This is distressing. Several years ago, JAWS was working reasonably well with LibreOffice, if my memory is correct, but I have also encountered the same problem with more recent versions. As you say, NVDA offers much better support. While NVDA has been my screen reader of choice for nine years

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bryen Yunashko wrote > ... A couple of months ago, I installed LibreOffice and had great > difficulty because often when I started up LO, Jaws would stop working and > then restart itself. > > A number of buttons and fields didn't work either. So, I put it aside > for a while. This week I