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Re: Is Java Web Start covered by WCAG?

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:31 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvc9wB0PpNT19dAQCygXhV1uEqA9OAz0v6j=uOuBWTZMbg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gregg Vanderheiden RTF <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>, James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Cc: "w3c-waI-gl@w3. org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
I can't tell either. James?

On 4/26/17, Gregg Vanderheiden RTF <gregg@raisingthefloor.org> wrote:
> Can't quite tell from your description. If it is downloaded and
> installed and then run it is not the web application.
>
> If when it is run it uses HTTP to get its content then it is web
> content. What is download it is simply a special user agent.
>
> From your description it isn't quite clear which of the two cases it is
>
> Gregg
>
>
>
>> On Apr 26, 2017, at 8:45 PM, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hello Everyone,
>>
>> James asked on Oracle's Adapting Text comment [1] if Java Web Start
>> [2] [3] is covered by WCAG.  He said, "The application is started from
>> a URL and the application is downloaded, installed updated and run
>> directly when clicking on a URL in a web page."
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Kindest Regards,
>> Laura
>>
>> [1] https://github.com/w3c/wcag21/issues/222#issuecomment-297476165
>> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Web_Start
>> [3] https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/java_webstart.xml
>>
>> --
>> Laura L. Carlson
>>
>


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Laura L. Carlson
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