Re: Oracle Meeting - community requests?
- From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Andreas Stefik <stefika@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:02:13 -0500
My suggestions to convey to Oracle are as follows:
* Update the Java Access Bridge so that it implements a more complete
and modern accessibility API on Windows, such as IAccessible2 and/or
UIA, and supports 64-bit as well as 32-bit Windows out of the box.
* Implement a strong accessibility API in all non-Java-based GUI
applications, including Oracle database management products.
* Ensure that all web pages on oracle.com, java.com, and other company
sites are compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0
(AA conformance level), as published by the World Wide Web Consortium,
* Renew the company accessibility team that was largely dismantled.
Developer support of the Orca screen reader was a key contribution by
Sun to the accessibility field. Completely voluntary efforts cannot
replace that support, so the future Viability of Orca under the
uppcoming Gnone 3 is in jeopardy unless circumstances change
significantly. I believe that Orca has the corporate strength to
support such an accessibility team, which will also aid the compliance
of its products with Section 508 procurement requirements of the U.S.
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