The new #a11y API for #GTK 4 is taking shape in GitLab: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gtk/-/merge_requests/2239
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.
@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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