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ZDNet UK: Devs Add Google-Type Search, Accessability to Upcoming KDE Features

Aug 26, 2004, 20:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

KDE to Include Google-type Desktop Search

"Developers of the open-source Linux desktop environment KDE have announced plans to simplify searching for files on the KDE desktop more flexible, by adding a Google-style search feature.

"The next version of KDE, which will either be called 3.4 or 4, and is likely to be released within 18 months, is expected to include the new search feature..."

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KDE Developers Focus on Accessibility

[ Thanks to Khoo for this link. ]

"KDE's developers are also keen to ensure that all applications on the next release fully support the operating system's accessibility features, and pledged to improve utilities that automate use of a mouse, magnify parts of the screen, and KMouth, which converts text to speech..."

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