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Linux.com: LSB plans cross-format package API

Linux.com covers Ian’s recent posting on the LSB’s cross-format package API.

“FSG to Standardize Linux Application Packaging”

LinuxDevices covers FSG’s packaging news.

eWEEK: Open Source Leaps Toward Accessible Applications

Read this eWEEK article to find out how iAccessible2 “will make it much easier for developers to make open-source applications accessible to computer users with disabilities.”

InformationWeek: IAccessible2 API has been endorsed by the Free Standards Group

InformationWeek reports on IAccessible2, IBM’s new software that will allow computers to more efficiently convert on-screen text to audio for visually impaired users.

InfoWorld: IBM donates project aimed to help blind use ODF applications to the FSG

InfoWorld writes that the FSG “will work on the technology and maintain it as an open standard so anyone can use it.”

FSG Accessibility News in Consortiuminfo.org

Andy Updegrove offers commentary on the recent Free Standards Group and IBM Accessibility news.

Zemlin Open Source Conversation Podcast

In this recent edition of “Opening Move” podcast FSG Executive Director Jim Zemlin discusses the state of the Linux industry.

Sys-Con: FSG Addresses Linux Testing Challenges With New Integrated Framework

Sys-Con’s Linux News Desk picks up on FSG’s announcement of a new testing initiative.

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