RMLL 2015

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Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre (RMLL) / Libre Software Meetings (LSM), Montpellier, France, 5-11 July 2014: website.

In order to reach out to the open-source community (or communities), it would be nice to submit a proposal for a hackathon to an open-source conference such as RMLL. In such a hackathon, open-source developers would be taught how to integrate their projects into GPII. Ideally, we should find and contact projects with accessibility features and a community that would be willing to work on GPII integration. Add your ideas to the table below. (We can get some ideas from osalt.com and the open source accessibility repository created by the AEGIS project.)

Open-source projects
Project (with link) Developer(s) to be invited Settings file format and location User group (if AT) and example settings Platform(s)
LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice TBD See LibreOffice user profile.
  • enable the setting "Support assistive technology tools (program restart required)" (see Options > LibreOffice > Accessibility)
  • Set UI scaling (see Options > LibreOffice > View)
  • Set Icon size and scale (see Options > LibreOffice > View)
  • UI language (only in LibreOffice; depends on installed language packs) (see Options > Language Settings > Languages)
Linux, Windows, Mac OS, ...
NegativeScreen: Windows application with 11 colour inversion schemes TODO: Find out through the contact form. ? The colour inversion scheme. Windows
AMIS (Old site on SourceForge) (DAISY player) Marisa DeMeglio (DAISY Consortium) CSS, XML and INI; on Windows 7: in the folder C:\ProgramData\AMIS\settings (see customisation documentation)
  • Enable "Use self-voicing"
  • TTS voice
  • "Highlight text as it is read aloud"
  • "Disable the screensaver while reading"
  • reading speed
  • volume
OpenOffice4Kids? (see also StarOffice4Kids) Ricardo Soares Guimarães ? TBD StarOffice4Kids: Linux, Solaris, Windows
Evince (document viewer for PDF, Postscript etc)? TBD ? ? Linux, Windows
Ekiga (VoIP client) ? ? ? Linux, Windows
Weboob (Weboob wiki) Romain Bignon? (most active patch submitter listed on the home page) ? TBD (perhaps mostly about launching console apps instead of GUIs for blind persons). Also need to figure out whether settings are defined on a per-app (or per-module) basis. Linux
Emacspeak T. V. Raman (who else?!) ? TBD (check links on project site and on Wikipedia) Linux