Apple's chickens are coming home to roost even for blind people now. Today, the Flicktype keyboard team announced that their keyboard, which made typing as fast for blind people as it is for the sighted, will be taken off the App Store because of Apple's terrible treatment of them. Of course, Apple won't care, but the blindness community is tightly knit, for better or worse, so I could see a few people consider Android for their next phone, even if just a little. And I know y'all have heard this before, but I could see blind people really flock to FOSS. So FOSS must be ready when, not if, that happens. I mean, maybe Apple will be forced to open up. But they'll fight it every step of the way. So let's be ready!

#a11y #apple #accessibility #typing

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