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Re: [uvip] Open Source "Edapta"

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2003 16:36:43 -0800
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: uvip@yahoogroups.com
Message-Id: <DE7DB35A-5034-11D7-BA5D-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

Hi Bill,

I'm familiar with a lot of it, yeah.  I think that it's entirely likely  
that an
open source project for accessibility could be more a tool kit or
even tool recipe -- which is what's got me encouraged to do this
now.  The tools needed are out there -- what's necessary now is a
blueprint for putting things together in a way that makes sense,
supports standards, and is relatively easy to do.


On Thursday, March 6, 2003, at 04:18 PM, Bill Haneman wrote:

> Kynn asked about open-source content transformation stuff...
> Kynn, are you familier with FOP, Batik, and various content
> transformation work that is part of the Apache project?
> The Apache project includes a fair bit of transformation, content
> formatting, and content delivery stuff now, and it's open-source and
> based on a proven platform and open standards.  I might be mistaken but
> I expect that the goals of your project could be met using tools in the
> Apache "toolbox" or could certainly build on existing Apache projects.
> I used to be heavily involved in Batik (the Apache SVG packages, I was
> founding member of the project engineering team), but now GNOME has
> taken over all my time.
> I don't know how accessible the Apache information pages themselves  
> are,
> but they'd be worth a look.
> best regards,
> Bill
> --  
> Bill Haneman <bill.haneman@sun.com>
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