Web dev protip: if you're searching for an open-source component, use the keyword "accessible" or "a11y." E.g. "accessible dialog," "accessible carousel," "accessible autocomplete."
Accessibility is like the brown M&Ms in Van Halen lore – if they didn't mess that up, then they probably didn't mess anything else up either. https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/brown-out/
Inkscape 1.0 Open-Source Vector Graphics Editor Is Finally Coming After 15 Years https://news.softpedia.com/news/inkscape-1-0-open-source-vector-graphics-editor-is-finally-coming-after-15-years-524596.shtml
The #GNOME design team wants your feedback for a potential visual refresh of the #GTK default theme: https://blog.gtk.org/2019/01/14/theme-changes-in-gtk-3/ — if you have an application that ships custom CSS, testing is appreciated!
How many more people would reject tracking if it was labeled as such [track me] [don't track me] instead of [accept all] [reject all] and if it was not implied* that you will be kicked out if you don't accept.
*this implication is enhanced by the years of training we had by installers quitting on us if we rejected the EULA.
"If someone mispronounces a word, do not mock them. That means they learned it from reading."
Yeah or the language being spoken is not their first one, or they have any number of neurological or physical or mental illnesses, or they're hard of hearing, or they speak the language with an accent where that is the standard pronunciation, or a million other things and you know what you shouldn't mock anyone for this ever anyway.
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I fucking hate this thing in tech when people preach "accessibility" and "usability" but design EVERYTHING for macOS using San Francisco and require a 4G or better network. Delete the word "accessibility" and "inclusive" from y'all vocab.
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