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Any changes to the OATSOFT site - including news, software additions, links etc...
The is an outline of some ways in which such a program may work.
I'm not sure my code is good enough to publish as open source?
I have not yet met a developer who I would trust to do things properly. I am a tad obsessive and perfectionist myself, and having spent almost 3 years developing the program, getting it stable and minimizing the memory & CPU footprint, it would break my heart to see someone come and paste sloppy code in there.
My code is very difficult to work on if you do understand the dynamics of the code. I think developers would quickly get frustrated and dismissive.
My Software cannot effectively be ported to any other operating system. Can it be open sourced?
My Software is developed in A.N.Other++ Language (e.g. VB, VC++, V#, ...). This is a Microsoft proprietary language and developed exclusively for windows. Can it be Open sourced? I have never heard of Open source Vb...
Simon has worked in the Assistive Technology field since graduating in 1999, he strongly believes in a role for Open Source within the Assistive Technology field. Simon is one of the OATS collaborators and has been heavily involved in the production of the OATS site.
Home page area that contains the items created and collected by simonjudge
User contribution has been enabled on the majority of the site - this enables anyone that has registered to contribute content to the site.
Final report of pilot project by Oats Consortium, June 2006
Articles and reports on open source software and assistive technology. Please contribute articles to this section by adding a page - all are welcome.
Articles related to development of Open Source Assistive Technology software - please contribute articles to this folder by adding pages.
The latest version of EmacSpeak.
You can now get news feeds throughout the OATS site...
One of the volunteers working on the project has created a blog post.
Drake Music works with disabled musicians to explore, compose, and perform music. Using technology in innovative ways we foster creativity, nurture talent, develop new skills and bring together disabled and non-disabled artists. We provide previously unimagined access to music.
I want to link to the download file (so that the 'save/run' dialog pops up), where is it?
What do I need to do to move my program from being my own to be a Open Source project?
Added links to www.oatsoft.org
The world's first website dedicated listing and developing Open Source Assistive Technology was launched today!