Clients reading their surface position on screen

Luke Yelavich luke.yelavich at
Tue Jul 22 22:09:56 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 05:52:42PM EST, Christopher James Halse Rogers wrote:
> >Qt's accessibility framework also needs to be able to present this
> >information via at-spi to accessibility tools such as Orca.(1) This is
> >probably something that is more to do with Qt internals working with Mir,
> >but even though this is primarily about autopilot, keeping accessibility
> >requirements in mind when thinking about this is probably also relevant.
> My memory of our discussions in Malta was that it seemed like a good idea
> for Mir itself to take some part of the role of the at-spi registry and have
> toolkits report the surface-relative positions of their widgets. Then Mir
> can provide (appropriately permissioned) accesibility applications the
> absolute positions of the various widgets.

That was for input event handling IIRC.


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