Qt & KDE accessibility features integration

Registered by Mackenzie Morgan on 2011-04-28

QAccessible (framework)& KAccessible (screenreader)now exist. KAccessible needs to be added to the default install & live cd, and we need to integrate with it.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Kubuntu Council
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Mackenzie Morgan
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Mackenzie Morgan
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for oneiric
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Meeting notes: http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-o/meeting/desktop-o-kubuntu-accessibility/

Work items:
[themuso] Talk to Debian about Qt-AT-SPI2 (KDE team or Accessibility team?): DONE
[echidnaman] Get KAccessible into Main: DONE
[echidnaman] Get KAccessible seeded: DONE
[maco.m] Add KAccessible enablement to Casper: POSTPONED
[maco.m] Make Ubiquity set up first user with QT_ACCESSIBILITY=1 and KAccessible in autostart if used in install: POSTPONED
[kubuntu-members] Investigate Touchegg for accessibility uses: POSTPONED
[kubuntu-members] Work with KDE upstream to add a11y support to custom widgets: POSTPONED
[themuso] Get/maintain Qt accessibility patches from fregl: DONE
[kubuntu-members] Add a11y support to the custom widgets in Ubiquity-KDE: POSTPONED

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.