Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-29 Thread Christophe Strobbe
Hi, I would like to add something to what Jean-Philippe Mengual already wrote. I am involved in the development of a few OpenOffice.org extensions that are related to accessibility: an extension that exports ODT to digital talking books in the DAISY format (odt2daisy on SourceForge), an

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread Steve Lee
Hi Jean-Philippe Thanks for highlighting the need for IA2 support in AOO. I agree that IBM offering the Symphony support for the IA2 [1] accessibility API will 'potentially' make AOO available to a much wider user base by providing vital support to NVDA and other assistive technology running on

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 6:05 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 09/27/2011 08:58 PM, schrieb Jean-Philippe MENGUAL: Hi Jean-Philippe, As ordinary blind user, I work very much to promote OOo and accessibility free software for blind people. The current problem is that public

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread Jean-Philippe MENGUAL
Hi, Very interesting answer, thanks: I say 'potentially' as the developers in the community will make it a priority if, and only if, it is clear there is a strong demand for IA2 and someone leads the work and use of it. So I would encourage you to continue your work of letting us know of

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread J├╝rgen Schmidt
2011/9/28 Jean-Philippe MENGUAL mengualjean...@free.fr I will try doing that. But I'd like to mention one problem and several elements which make me think I represent an enormous part of users who want IA2 to be integrated. The problem is that I have feedbacks essentially from France or

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread Pedro F. Giffuni
Hi; There was an interesting cross-posting by Malte Timmermann not long ago: http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-dev/201109.mbox/ajax/%3c4e6dc5c3.9050...@gmx.com%3E I am not suggesting it should be done now but perhaps committing accfixes2 would help the IBM IA2 integration.

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-28 Thread Marcus (OOo)
Am 09/28/2011 03:47 PM, schrieb Jean-Philippe MENGUAL: Hi, Very interesting answer, thanks: I say 'potentially' as the developers in the community will make it a priority if, and only if, it is clear there is a strong demand for IA2 and someone leads the work and use of it. So I would

Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-27 Thread Jean-Philippe MENGUAL
Hi, As ordinary blind user, I work very much to promote OOo and accessibility free software for blind people. The current problem is that public administrations, in France, choose OOo, but blind people are complaining, as they consider it's not perfectly accessible with NVDA (Free screen reader

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-27 Thread Marcus (OOo)
Am 09/27/2011 08:58 PM, schrieb Jean-Philippe MENGUAL: Hi Jean-Philippe, As ordinary blind user, I work very much to promote OOo and accessibility free software for blind people. The current problem is that public administrations, in France, choose OOo, but blind people are thanks a lot for

Re: Iaccessible2 in OOo

2011-09-27 Thread Jean-Philippe MENGUAL
Ok thanks very much for this interesting answer. If you need some dialogue with NVDA or Orca (Linux), and if I can help as intermediate, no problem, don't hesitate. I follow the situation as I consider it's a very important progress to promote better free software in general. Thanks for your