[Accessibility] Need to be able to sythesize mouse events

Piñeiro apinheiro at igalia.com
Tue Dec 10 11:53:39 PST 2013

GNOME Assistive Technologies need to be able to synthesize mouse events. 
Use cases:
* Perform a mouse button click for users who cannot use a physical mouse
* Route the mouse pointer to an object or element to trigger its hover 

The Orca screen reader currently provides these commands via calls to 
AT-SPI2's atspi_generate_mouse_event() which in turn calls 
spi_dec_x11_generate_mouse_event() [1]. The equivalent functionality is 
needed for Wayland environments.

How are we going to accomplish this?


Alejandro Piñeiro Iglesias (apinheiro at igalia.com)

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