Joanmarie Diggs

California (USA), 1970

Accessibility Developer, working at Igalia since October 2011

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Times like this I truly appreciate having Orca as part of my DayJob: It is SO nice to make real progress and not just put out fires. #igalia at 19:42 May 11th 2012 by Joanmarie Diggs

Joanmarie Diggs 03/01/2009

Seven Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me

The “<insert number here> things” meme is going around twitter, and I’ve been tagged by @empirebetty. A while back, when it was a blog meme requiring eight things, Rich Burridge tagged me. So I’m now faced with the...


Thank you @igalia for making it possible for me to focus on @gnome_orca! Good release if I do say so myself. :) #igalia at 02:55 Apr 17th 2012 by Joanmarie Diggs

Joanmarie Diggs 08/10/2008

De Deorum Natura

That’s what the gods are! An answer that will do! Because there’s food to be caught and babies to be born and a life to be lived and so there is no time for big, complicated, and worrying answers! Please give us a simple answer, so that we...


Tomorrow's to-do list includes adding support into Orca for accessible gnome-shell notifications. Yay! (Thank you @infapi00!) #igalia at 23:39 Feb 20th 2012 by Joanmarie Diggs


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Don't look for zombie replicants in ROLE_EMBEDDED objects

If a new ROLE_EMBEDDED object shows up, odds are that the zombie locus of focus is properly dead (as opposed to killed for sport by the app). Plus, if that object has a giant and/or broken table, we can hang waiting for pyatspi to get back to us.

Joanmarie Diggs13/03/2015

Present the line rather than all object contents when navigating by landmark

A landmark, such as a form, can have quite a few children. We shouldn't automatically present them all upon moving to such a landmark.

Joanmarie Diggs12/03/2015