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TomD wrote
> Is this mailing list still "active" or has it been stopped? Is there
> anywhere for people to discuss LibreOffice, ODF format with particular
> emphasis on accessibility features? Is this mailing list purely meant
> to be only about "technical support" for accessibility issues in
> LibreOffice?

Stopped -- not likely. List has always been open to all comers. Just never
especially busy. I and others kill the spam arriving on a daily basis. And
answer issues as they come up. Yes there is a small cadre of devs that work
a11y issues for Windows, OS X and Linux GNOME assistive technologies. They
are all active on the dev list and in Bugzilla, they'll pop in here when
there is cause.


> Is LibreOffice good for people who need accessibility features or is
> OpenOffice better, given the code donation given to them by IBM?

Same IAccessible2 code base integrated as native AT bridge for Windows.
Numerous corrections and refactoring in our LibreOffice way. Work also on
NSAccess for the OS Xside and the GNOME support for Orca is in the main
stream.


> Are people reluctantly using OpenOffice and just waiting for improvements
> in LibreOffice so that they can switch back? Does anyone here have
> both AOO and LO on their system so they get the best of each? (By
> "the best" i mean the best for their own particular preferences).

Sure there are some, but as always depends on ones needs. With NVDA 2015.4
out the door, the Windows AT users have solid support for MS UIA based
assistive technology, and legacy MSAA/IAccessible. The OS X and Linux side
of AOO lags, but that is mainly their glacial release cycle as some work
does make it into the AOO trunk.

Stuart




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