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Le 19/07/2023 à 16:19, Marc Paré a écrit :
I was wondering if someone could comment on the following.

If there were campaigns of LibreOffice/ODF adoption as default software/open document formats directed to various country governmental levels (either at the national, state/provincial, local/municipal, educational, NGO, etc.), would these different levels have each of their own requirements for adoption of LibreOffice/ODF adoption depending on their criteria of accessibility options of a LibreOffice? Or are there large differences in accessibility options between such organizations where each would have to be researched separately before embarking on such a campaign?

Do the accessibility options found in LibreOffice suffice for all criteria of adoption for most of these organizations?

I am not sure I understand what you mean related to such organizations, but from my user experience and public experience, there is still a lot of work to make Libreoffice accessible correctly. For example most sight impaired persons dont use LibreOffce and their employer, even if it uses it, accepts to use an other program for such target.

Is there an organization that regulates accessibility requirements for software packages?

In france the regulation covers any program if used to work or for some public service. But making them accessible is a cost, and few persons want to pay for this. So regulation is not really enforced, even if impovements exist.

Are there any missing accessibility options in LibreOffice that would essentially make it difficult for any governmental agency to adopt it as their default wordprocessor software suite?

oh yes, many. especially if one needs an assistive technology (screen reader, magnifier, etc). Collaborative work is difficult (tracking, coments), as well as formatting of document (footnotes, etc). Things may move now that we have non regression tests, as I think some companies can now implement accessible infrastructure and hope that everything will not be broken during a next commit, thanks to such tests. But again, the task is heavy



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