What happened with Ubiquity installer accessibility and localization?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 02:27:18 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 4:09 AM, Alan Bell <alan.bell at libertus.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Attila,
> the variable names on widgets is bug 781385
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/781385
> which is infuriating because it was done deliberately to abuse the a11y
> features for automated testing - fine in itself, I think it is great that
> a11y interfaces are also used for testing, but not at the expense of
> breaking their intended purpose. I am going to try and get this un-broken.

This one has been handled now.  It'll only do the broken thing when
run with a flag that means it's being run through automated testing.
The accessibility hints in the .ui files will take over in the normal
case. These aren't finished yet, but they're about halfway there
thanks to Cheri Francis, whose patch I committed today.

Mackenzie Morgan

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