Bug 205825 - Accessibility problems with themed greeters
Accessibility problems with themed greeters
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-09-08 14:55 EDT by Peter Parente
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-08 15:50:52 EDT
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Description Peter Parente 2006-09-08 14:55:24 EDT
The Fedora Bubbles and Bluecurve themes for the gdm greeter have accessibility
problems. More specifically, the username/password text field does not have the
ATK "labelled by" relation making it difficult for a screen reader to announce
the purpose of the text box to a blind user.

The plain, unthemed greeter correctly provides this relation. But since picking
an login theme requires admin priviledges, switching to the plain greeter is not
a solution for unpriviledged users.

Contact me if you need help using ATK to correct this problem.
Comment 1 Peter Parente 2006-09-08 15:50:52 EDT
On second look, this is problem probably exists not in the theme, but in the
gdmgreeter application. I'll close this bug and push for a correction upstream
at gnome.org.

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