Willie Walker has posted a detailed report from the GNOME Accessibility Hackfest. "Some people have suggested that it will be OK if GNOME 3 goes out the door inaccessible, using the analogy that it took GNO...
on 03/31/2010 – Made popular on 03/31/2010
Two major GNOME hackfests will be simultaneously taking place in Brno, Czech Republic, this week. A GTK+ Hackfest will focus on the GNOME toolkit, while a Doc Sprint will be an important opportunity for our documentation writers to prepare for the upcoming GNOME 3.4 release.
The GTK+ hackfest will begin on Friday, 2/17 and will combine presentations and working sessions.
BOSTON, Mass — February 4, 2010 — The GNOME Foundation is happy to announce a substantial donation from the Mozilla Corporation to benefit the GNOME Project's accessibility efforts. The donation will help continue the collaborative efforts between GNOME and Mozilla on Accessibility.
GUADEC is only a few days away, but some GNOME contributors are already gathering in Strasbourg to improve the GNOME document reader, Evince.
The goals includes: making further improvements to accessibility support, implementing tiling support to allow infinite zoom, improving the support for PDF annotations, revamping the comics backend and reviewing and integrating pending patches.
A group of GNOME contributors will be gathering to accomplish important work. A User Observation Hackfest that will be hosted at the openSUSE Summit in Orlando, Florida (USA), on September 21-23, 2012.
The GNOME Documentation Team met in Norwich, UK, this week for a five day hackfest. Held from January 26 to January 30, the event was hosted at the University of East Anglia's School of Computer Science. The hackfest was very successful, and included fifteen attendees as well as five remote participants.
Documentation Hackfest 2014.
Today the GNOME Foundation announces a fundraising campaign to kick off 2012 as the Year of Accessibility for GNOME. GNOME has held accessibility amongst its core values from the project’s inception. Because of this commitment, along with the efforts of many dedicated developers, GNOME 2 became an award winning accessible free desktop environment. “For me, [...]
The GNOME Foundation Board is happy to announce that following the Call for Bids for GNOME Accessibility Work, Igalia, a Spanish company, was selected to perform the work.
We received a great bid from Igalia with a detailed analysis of the current state of document accessibility within GNOME and a comprehensive plan to achieve the expected results.
GUADEC is only a few days away, but GNOME contributors are already gathering in A Coruña and getting down to some important work. Today marks the beginning of a two-day design event that is being hosted in the Igalia A Coruña office.
The UX Hackfest brings GNOME designers and developers together to review ongoing development initiatives.
Following our fund raising campaign through Friends of GNOME, and with the help of Mozilla, the GNOME Foundation is looking for developers to enhance the accessibility of documents within GNOME.
Knowledge of the GNOME development process will be required to carry out the work.
The tasks should be set out in each of the bids, with the goal of enabling accessibility of documents such as PDFs, word