Roadmap for Lubuntu

Julien Lavergne gilir at
Wed May 1 09:53:47 UTC 2013

2013/5/1 David Thompson <dthompson2 at>:
> On 04/27/2013 09:37 AM, Julien Lavergne wrote:
>> The source code is here :
>> If you mean the titles on the windows list, it may be in /src
>> /plugins/taskbar.c
>> If you can identify the objects which need accessibility support
>> (widget name, or just a screenshot with a big red circle :-)), it will
>> be easier for the devs to find which need fixing.
>> Regards,
>> Julien Lavergne
> Thanks for the CC Fernando.
> Julien, when I use Orca with an inaccessible application, I can typically
> get Orca to *at least* read the window name. I've never worked with lxpanel
> source code before, so I started digging in.
> I figured that a good first step would be to modify the source such that
> Orca would simply speak "lxpanel" to me, since it currently does not speak
> at all when the panel has focus. I tinkered with the source for awhile and
> just couldn't get it to work.
> I want to try again but I'm looking for direction. I don't have a very good
> idea currently of how to achieve my goal since I have little experience with
> both lxpanel and GTK.

Did you look at the GNOME documentation :
I'm sure most of the items are relevant to any GTK applications. I'm
also quite sure we need to enable some GNOME components inside the
Lubuntu session to make accessibility support better.

Julien Lavergne

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