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  • From: Nimer <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 19:40:47 -0600

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Subject:        [orca-list] [Fwd: Announcing Orca v2.26.0]
Date:   Sun, 15 Mar 2009 21:16:29 -0400
From:   Willie Walker <William.Walker@xxxxxxx>
To:     Orca-list@xxxxxxxxx

FYI - woo hoo!  Orca 2.26.0 is out the door.  As usual, please log
suggestions, feature requests, or bugs at

Thanks everyone for your wonderful help on this.  Lots of good testing,
development, and feedback done across the board.



Nimer M. Jaber

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  • From: Willie Walker <William.Walker@xxxxxxx>
  • To: gnome-announce-list@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 20:55:36 -0400
* What is Orca?

Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable combinations of speech, braille, and/or magnification. Orca development has been led by the Sun Microsystems, Inc., Accessibility Program Office via continued engagement with its end users and generous contributions from the Mozilla Foundation and wonderful community members.

You can also read more about Orca at

* What's changed for Orca v2.26.0?

2.26.0 - 15-Mar-2009

NOTE - these are the changes since 2.25.92.  For a summary of changes
over the 2.24.x release series, please refer to the following URL:


* Updates to regression tests, mainly to work with Firefox 3.1 Beta 3.


* Fix for bug #570557 - (ARIA) List items not presented.

New and updated translations (THANKS EVERYONE!!!):

  See also the overall translation status:

    da       Danish               Kenneth Nielsen
    de       German               Simon Bienlein and Mario Blättermann
    es       Spanish              Francisco Javier Dorado Martinez and
                                  Jorge Gonzalez
    hi       Hindi                Rajesh Ranjan
    hu       Hungarian            Gabor Kelemen
    it       Italian              Luca Ferretti and Milo Casagrande
    ml       Malayalam            Harivishnu and Ani Peter
    or       Oriya                Manoj Kumar Giri
    pl       Polish               Wadim Dziedzic
    ru       Russian              Nickolay V. Shmyre
    ta       Tamil                I. Felix
    te       Telugu               Krishnababu K

* Where can I get it?

You can obtain Orca v2.26.0 in source code form at the following:


The Orca Team

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