Minutes for Accessibility IRC Meeting of May 27th, 2010

  • When: Thursday, May 27th, 6:00 UTC
  • Where: irc.gnome.org, #a11y

Meeting Log


Topics Discussed

AEGIS conference

  • Peter Korn updated the information about it.
  • Abstract submission deadline has been extended again, to May 28
  • We're hoping to have a significant GNOME presence there
  • We are also looking into holding a GNOME Accessibility Hackfest, ala CSUN
  • We have secured space for a hackfest
  • Some dates proposals:
    • Monday & Tuesday for the hackfest (University is closed Sunday and Saturday afternoon)

    • Conference sessions Thursday & Friday

  • Peter Korn created a live.gnome.org page to coordinate it: aegis hackfest

    • Encourage people to clean/complete it
  • Trying to list people assisting there:
    • ATRC guys
    • Some igalian guys (1-2) will try to be there
    • Joanmarie Diggs
    • Peter Korn
    • AEGIS hackers
    • The list will be refined in the following months
  • Peter Korn ask is there are something missing before talk with Stormy and the Foundation about funding


  • Steve Lee explained the current status, although nothing really new since previous meeting.
  • In the mailing lists they are planning a new meeting, not schedule yet
  • Steve Lee was asked to present a paper at AEGIS


  • Bryen was not present. Postponed to the next meeting.

JJardon at-spi2 metabug

  • Brief comment about metabug created by Javier Jardón, in order to track apps that would require changes due the new at-spi2 and pyatspi2

  • The idea is that the maintainers of the different apps use this to track it.

Review of GNOME 3.0 items

  • As usually, reviewing items on http://live.gnome.org/Accessibility/GNOME3

  • Orca regression tests with at-spi2
    • joanie and mgorse couldn't test it lately
    • joanie mentions that this task should prioritized
  • OpenTTS
    • It is proposed as a external dependency, API ask about current status
    • TheMuso is cleaning the current repository, and hopes to have a first release next week

    • Steve Holmes has implemented a initial support in Orca for OpenTTS
    • This item on http://live.gnome.org/Accessibility/GNOME3 should be updated

  • JAW
    • KeWang is working on that.

    • Problem with a bug
    • Joanie and KeWang started to talk about it

Accessibility/Minutes/20100527 (last edited 2010-05-28 11:25:53 by AlejandroPiñeiro)