[OS X TeX] OT?: Codea Lua programming environment for iPad

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Jun 12 17:27:59 CEST 2013

On Jun 12, 2013, at 10:46 AM, Kevin Fjelsted wrote:

> Actually the Apple Coco interface does not limit the type of look and feel that one may wish to achieve.
> The myth that accessibility drives a "lowest common denominator" or that when accessibility is considered it in any way limits the implementation is baseless if a mature environment that has accessibility designed into the foundation is utilized.
> This excuse that accessibility limits an app is only viable when there is an attempt to implement accessibility in an environment where the APIs and structure were not enhanced to support it.

Then why your comment implying that it does?

On Jun 12, 2013, at 10:27 AM, Kevin Fjelsted wrote:

> There is no evidence that this IDE would support accessibility so all the accessibility that exists in TexShop would disappear if it were rewritten in this environment.

I merely suggested that the video showed some interesting interface _possibilities_ --- I didn't say that we should cripple accessibility.


William Adams
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Fry Communications
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