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Re: Is Java Web Start covered by WCAG?

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:30:21 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpveBF0TqcY2sMaF4Wr4piFs13XZd_V0AfsPjVvKK88RTxQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Cc: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>, "w3c-waI-gl@w3. org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu>
Hi James,

Can you please answer which of the following (per Gregg's message
below) is true?

1. Java Web Start does not pull content from the web using http:
or
2. Java Web Start does draw content from the web using http:

Thank you.

Kindest Regards,
Laura

On 4/28/17, Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu> wrote:
> if the java app does not pull content from the web using http:  — then I
> would agree that it is not covered.
>
> If the java app (or any app)  DOES draw content from the web using http:// —
> then it would be a user agent.  It would be covered by user agent guidelines
> — and its content (that it pulls using http://)  would be web content.

-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 28 April 2017 12:30:57 UTC

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