What happened with Ubiquity installer accessibility and localization?

Luke Yelavich themuso at ubuntu.com
Mon May 2 00:18:16 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 12:29:48AM EST, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Hammer Attila <hammera at pickup.hu> wrote:
> > Hy,
> >
> > Mackenzie, happening following for example if I use hungarian language:
> > Orca spokening proper hungarian translation the "Erase disk and install
> > Ubuntu" radiobutton label (translation is Merevlemez törlése, és az Ubuntu
> > telepítése), and spokening the accessible variable (use_device) text.
> > So, in hungarian language, Orca spokening the actual selected radiobutton
> > label:
> > "merevlemez törlése, és az Ubuntu telepítése use_device".
> OK, I was afraid it was only reading the label if English!  What it's
> doing is what I'd expect it to do based on the current code.
> > So, future will be awailable an update this problem related in Natty?
> Probably not til Oneiric. New versions of Ubiquity can be downloaded
> from the Internet if you're installing while connected, but I don't
> really know if the Ubiquity developers will be packaging new versions
> of it for Natty at this point (since Natty is released).  I can't
> upload new versions of Ubiquity to Ubuntu, just send patches to the
> appropriate people to get it into Ubiquity's trunk which will then
> make it into the next version of Ubuntu.

Having said that, I hope to encorporate as many ubiquity fixes as possible into Vinux  at some point, so Vinux users can still benefit from the improvements made there.

There is also going to be a session at UDS to discuss Ubiquity's accessibility.


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