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Re: Section 508 (m)


From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Jan 21, 2004 11:32AM

After you convert a document the output is static HTML, so you can put it
on either a UNIX, Windows or other web servers for access to the
public. The HTML is valid HTML 4.01. It is not a real-time on demand
conversion tool.


At 06:09 PM 1/21/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> > Are you hosting the documents? Or just creating links to them to other
> > servers? If you are hosting them, you are ultimately responsible for
> > compliance.
>The documents are supplied by other systems into our own at the request of
>individual users that then can access them through the web.
> > If you have the original documents you can run them through the converter
> > and then you will have HTML versions. HTML and then will be accessible to
> > browsers on UNIX, Macs and PCs. No need for Microsoft plug-ins.
>The problem is that our server software has to run on both unix and windows
>systems and those converters only seem to come in windows flavours.
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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