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RE: Missing criteria from WCAG 2.0?

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005 11:07:05 -0500
Message-ID: <CCDBDCBFA650F74AA88830D4BACDBAB50B2D4A3B@wdcrobe2m02.ed.gov>
To: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "Roberto Scano \(IWA/HWG\)" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> ISO 16071 is now 9142-171 and is heading for Candidate Draft. 
> It is originally based upon (and is harmonized with) HFES 200.3
> Both are software accessibility guidelines. 

Do either of those have anything in the public?

> StickyKeys and functions like it are supposed to be done in OS
> and honored by applications.  

Yes, that is how it is *suppose* to work.

> But if an [application?] overrides the OS then it inherits the 
> responsibility for providing the OS functions. 

Can Java applets override the OS in this regard?
If so, shouldn’t there be a check for this in WCAG?
Received on Saturday, 3 December 2005 16:07:14 UTC

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