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Debian Accessibility Blend

Speaker(s) : Andreas Tille
Language : English Level : Confirmed Nature : Conference
Date : Wednesday 7 July 2010 Schedule : 15h20 Duration : 40 minutes
Place: Bat. A22 - Amphi Franklin
Transversal topics: AccessibilityIn english
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In Debian there is an active group of people caring for accessibility related software packages. I would like to propose the advantages of using the Debian Pure Blend features to give this project a more strict technical structure and thus giving users an easier access to the packages which are available in Debian. For instance currently the Blends tasks pages for accessibility related software is used.

The talk will cover general Debian Blends technology and suggestions how it can be applied to acceccibility problems. Moreover I would like to discuss with the audience in how far Blends techniques might be adapted to specific needs.

About Andreas TILLE

I was born in 1967. I’m married and have a son of age 19. Beeing a physicist by profession I’m no working as information scientist in a medical institute.

I’m using Free Software since 1994 and became Debian maintainer in 1998. In 2002 I started the Debian Med project and tried to apply the used techniques in a general Blends framework.