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Re: WebKit Golden-hammer-ectomy completed; nightly Safari downloads

From: Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs@igalia.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:24:48 -0400
To: public-svg-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <56FD2520.40105@igalia.com>
Regarding the nightly Safari downloads: If those are of interest, and if
you are running El Capitan 10.11.4, then please see this message which I
just sent to the ARIA mailing list:


On 03/30/2016 10:07 PM, Joanmarie Diggs wrote:
> Hey all.
> The removal of the golden hammer from WebKit just landed:
> https://trac.webkit.org/changeset/198870
> On a related note, if you go to https://webkit.org/nightly/archives, you
> can download nightly builds of Safari. You'll notice that each build has
> a revision number beginning with 'r'. At the time of this writing, the
> most recent revision available as a downloadable Safari is 198849.
> As you may have noticed, the URL associated with my commit ends with a
> similar looking number. Thus it should be possible for anyone with a Mac
> to wait for a revision number greater than 198870 to show up on
> https://webkit.org/nightly/archives, download it, and examine the
> de-hammerified implementation using the Apple Accessibility Inspector
> which comes with XCode and/or try things with VoiceOver.
> I mention this just in case anyone is motivated or has a need to do so,
> without having to build anything themselves. And also because there was
> a question at today's meeting regarding whether or not the committed
> implementation (and subsequent fixes) were in Safari.
> Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!
> --joanie
Received on Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:25:23 UTC

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