ConsortiumInfo: More on Iaccessible2

“Yesterday’s news about IAccessible2 was written mostly from
press releases, but further details and insights didn’t take long
to hit the Web. Here are some of the more interesting ones that
I’ve read so far.

“The first is from Ian Murdock’s Weblog (Ian Murdock is the
founder of the Debian Project, and currently the CTO of the Free
Standards Group, the consortium to which IBM contributed
IAccessible2). Ian talks about why a Linux standards group would
get involved in a Windows standard:

“The first clue is that iAccessible2 is an accessibility API for
Windows. Windows? Yes, the FSG is primarily a Linux organization
(our main project is, of course, the Linux Standard Base), so why
on earth are we now involved in building APIs for Windows…?”

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