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RE: Must "technologies being used" be in a SC's text, if that SC has support in 2 technologies?

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:59:16 +0000
To: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>, "w3c-waI-gl@w3. org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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Aren't Java applets officially deprecated as of the next release? I thought I read that somewhere, but I might be mistaken.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Avila [mailto:jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:56 AM
> To: w3c-waI-gl@w3. org <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>; public-low-vision-a11y-tf
> <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: Must "technologies being used" be in a SC's text, if that SC has
> support in 2 technologies?
>
> Java would be another example of a web technology that is still used today.  In
> the past I know Java was able to pull and apply OS settings for color from the
> platform (Look and feel).  But I don't know enough about the extent to which
> user styles can be applied.
>
> Jonathan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alastair Campbell [mailto:acampbell@nomensa.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:47 AM
> To: White, Jason J
> Cc: w3c-waI-gl@w3. org; public-low-vision-a11y-tf
> Subject: Re: Must "technologies being used" be in a SC's text, if that SC has
> support in 2 technologies?
>
> More than that, I’m suggesting we ignore them altogether for 2.1.
>
> They aren’t being developed by the companies behind them, and as far as I can
> tell there aren’t companies developing with them either.
>
> Unless someone can show otherwise, let’s not factor them into the discussion.
>
> -Alastair


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