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The new API for 4 is taking shape in GitLab: gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gtk/-/m

The new implementation drops the old abstraction layer called ATK, and it's heavily modelled on WAI-ARIA; on Linux, it will talk to ATs using AT-SPI, and on other platforms it will use their native API.

We also have changes planned to AT-SPI, to make it more efficient and work better, and more securely, in sandboxed environments.

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@ebassi this is exciting but I wish the a11y shortcut would just fucking die. It's almost ironic using such a jargon term for "accessibility". The word isn't even that long....

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