Minutes for Accessibility IRC Meeting of October 28th, 2010

  • When: Thursday, October 28th, 7:00 UTC
  • Where: irc.gnome.org, #a11y

Meeting Log

Topics Discussed


  • We added this on the agenda but Luke were not available (he was on the UDS)
  • Summary:
    • Default desktop for the next Ubuntu release
    • No accessibility at this moment
    • Luke Yelavich will work on accessibility as his main task with Unity developers
    • He still need to check the code
    • They plan to move from mutter to compiz, but some work has already done, so it is not start from scratch
  • Penelope has volunteered to be the liason between gnome accessibility and ubuntu accessibility communities

Live gnome org organization

  • As Unity is not a direct GNOME 3.0 issue, we should track it
  • Alejandro Piñeiro proposed add a section on the gnome 3 page
  • Joanmarie Diggs thinks that those would be a mess, so propose a new page
  • She also propose to sort out the current gnome 3, putting the priorities on top
  • General agreement

Bastien mail about new way to load gtk modules

  • Michael Gorse was not here,
  • Just to comment that all the previous hacks used on firefox (and probably on gnome-shell) will still work
  • Not sure if those bugs reported by Bastien are in the proper bugzilla
  • Need to ask Michael Gorse
  • Brian Nitz asks is this is a change required on all components: No


  • Joanmarie and Alejandro Piñeiro still requires to create a draft and upload it on the wiki
  • Work in progress


  • Alejandro Leiva wants to add Boston Summit on the next meeting
  • Brian Nitz haven't created the wiki page for the testing feedback, he asked a home on the gnome testing page

Agenda for the next meeting

  1. Unity and GNOME 3.0 (hoping TheMuso or Penelope to be there)

  2. Bastien Nocera mail about loading gtk modules (correct bugzilla?)
  3. Port to gsettings
  4. Google Code-in (hoping Bryen to be there)
  5. Boston Summit
  6. GNOME 3.0 updates
  7. Thoughts on "Do we need more hackfests?"
  8. Reminders:
  9. Your topic here
  10. Your topic here

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