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

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:09:29 -0500
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To: "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>
Cc: 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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On 4/25/17, White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org> wrote:
> 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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Laura L. Carlson
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