Accessibility

Open Accessibility (A11y) Workgroup

Open A11y Workgroup's Mission Statement

First chartered in 2004 as the Linux Foundation Accessibility Workgroup (LFA), the Open Accessibility (A11y) Group functions today within the Linux Foundation to establish free and open standards that enable comprehensive universal access to various computing platforms, applications, and services. Open A11y makes it easier for developers, ISVs, and distributions to support assistive technologies (AT). Assistive technologies enable individuals to make full use of computer-based technology despite variability in physical or sensory abilities due to illness, aging or disability.

AT enables individuals who are blind or visually impaired to read online text, for example, and provides the means for individuals who do not have the use of their arms and hands to write and correspond. AT also enable individuals who cannot speak or hear to participate on the telephony interfaces of today -- and will support their participation on the multimodal computer interfaces of tomorrow.

Open A11y Workgroup Resources

For Developers

Interested in writing cross-platform accessible applications?

A11y Special Interest Groups

Archival References & Resources

Axis Capital Group Review: Technology Soars Forward

In the beginning of the new millennium, the construction equipment market seemed to be at a crossroads, as existing equipment technology gets hold of a highpoint and new technologies started to arise. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the engine designs developing from regulatory tiers put in place to regulate diesel emissions. New and more highly engineered power sources have materialized with each tier, allowing equipment performance and functionality that some would have called impossible a decade ago. 

Payday Loan Direct - immediate Money in the Bank Account

In the layman's language, we could define payday loans directly as those money advances that get deposited directly at the borrower's bank accounts. You must be recognizable with payday loans....those are short termed loans usually given for the period of 1 to 3 weeks and were expected to be reimbursed back on that next payday of borrowers. These individual loans come handy at times of urgent money requirements and critical situations.

Why do You Require Such Loan?

How-to: Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Apache HTTP 2.2.3 on CentOS 5

 This may be applicable to all Apache 2 versions.

 

ISO Standardization

IAccessible2 is in the process of adoption as a an ISO Standard.  It will be late 2011 before the process is complete.

There are several parts to the standard, and they each follow a separate adoption procedure.  The documents are part of ISO/IEC JTC 1 / SC 35.

classic

atk/at-spi/at-spi2_todo

AT-SPI2 To Do List

content maintainers:
Mark Doffman, CodeThink
Mike Gorse, Novell

Table of Contents

ia2/ia2_implementation_guide

IAccessible2 Implementation Guide

document maintainer: Brian Cragun, IBM
contents last modified: 2010-06-01
canonical URI for this document: http://a11y.org/ia2-implementation

[R2] Proposed updates 7/12/2011. I have added some proposed updates and clarifications to the document.  For accessibility purposes, they are indicated the markup tags [R2]changes[/R2].  Comments may be sent to cragun at us dot ibm dot com.

Accessibility

Accessibility

accessibility:about

Workgroup Chartered to Make UNIX more Accessible to People with Disabilities.

specs

specs/guidelines/issues


Guidelines for Open A11y Specifications: Open Issues & Questions


General Issues Which Need to Be Addressed for All Specifications

  1. boilerplate "copyright" and "licensing" verbiage -- get from from LF?

scratchpad/frontpage/missionmoved2

news/2009/11/at-spi2_release


AT-SPI2 0.1.2 Available for Download

news/2009/11/at-spi2_release_0.1.3


AT-SPI2 0.1.3 Available for Download

io/faq


Input/Output (I/0) SIG FAQ


Project Resources

io/overview


Input/Output (I/0) SIG


Project Resources

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