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Microsoft Backtracks On Accessibility In Windows Phone 7

December 13th, 2010 12:07 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

beetle496 writes “One of the things Microsoft has done well for many years now (since they got called on the carpet about Windows 95) is providing compatibility with assistive technology used by the blind. Their current push is for a set of APIs called User Automation. Many of us in the field have remained skeptical of the early promises, especially those related to cross-platform compatibility. The news that Microsoft is now backtracking is disappointing, but hardly surprising. It looks like IAccessible2 is the way to go.”

Source: Microsoft Backtracks On Accessibility In Windows Phone 7

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