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Fwd: Two Chinese Mobile OS activities

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:58:57 -0500
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From: Markku Hakkinen <markku.hakkinen@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 8:57 AM
Subject: Two Chinese Mobile OS activities
To: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>, Kim Patch
<kim@redstartsystems.com>, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>

At least one of the Chinese mobile OS's is Android-based [1] and the
other is Linux, and able to run Android apps [2].

Given the state of Android accessibility, I would be very interested
in seeing how these two systems stack up against the Chinese mobile
accessibility legislation.


[1] http://www.pcworld.com/article/239502/baidu_a_step_closer_to_mobile_os.html
[2]  http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/236803/chinas_alibaba_unveils_new_mobile_os.html

Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator & Webmaster
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
"We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
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