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

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