Future Unity 2D accessibility question

Luke Yelavich themuso at ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 24 02:35:45 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 06:31:12PM EST, Hammer Attila wrote:
> Hy,
> Now I read following:
> http://www.webupd8.org/2011/01/2d-unity-to-be-available-as-option-in.html
> In Natty this is an optional possibility I think. When will be
> default this possibility? In 11.10?
> The problem is Unity 2D using QT toolkit with is now not accessible.
> Luke, what can possible doing this situation? If a visual impaired
> user machine Compiz works only after installing proprietary graphics
> driver, before this task impossible to using Ubuntu because QT the
> toolkit?

Unity 2D is only going to be used on ARM based hardware that has no GPu acceleration in natty, or so I have been told. This will likely become the fallback for Natty+1 and beyond, and since there is the consideration of QT apps in Ubuntu for Natty+1 as well, accessibility issues are already being considered.


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