GNOME Accessibility turns 4 today!

It was exactly 4 years ago today, in Minneapolis Minnesota, that the GNOME Accessibility effort began with the GNOME Accessibility Summit meeting.

The summit was a public meeting in the Embassy Suites Hotel which was webcast and close captioned by our friends at Able TV. The meeting followed our press release announcing Sun's intentions of helping make GNOME accessible. At the meeting, we laid out our thoughts and ideas of the problem space and how to address it.

Since that meeting four years ago, Sun and the GNOME Community have been busy. Together in four years we have:

Not bad for a 4 year old!

We've also been busy in the broader Universe of UNIX and GNU/Linux accessibility - an effort that got a large shot in the arm as a result of the GNOME Accessibility work. In those same last four years, we've seen:

I'm keen to see what the next few years hold in store for us!

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