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Re: Software vs Web testing


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 2, 2021 9:09AM

On 02/09/2021 16:01, Claire Forbes wrote:
> I continue to encounter push-back from a third party organization who is building courses in Adobe Captivate and then testing them within Adobe Captivate for Section 508 compliance.
> I am then provided a web link to test the course for Section 508 compliance and therefore test against Web standards - according to said third party organization this is wrong because they're working in Captivate.
> Can someone PLEASE provide some insight or point out something I'm potentially missing here?

How are the courses accessed in the end by the end users? Also via
Captivate, or will they get to them via the web?

And more fundamentally, there's not really a lot of difference between
testing web vs testing software under 508 Refresh (barring a few WCAG
SCs that have been out-of-scoped for software) ... so what is their
pushback really about? Are you finding issues that they claim are not

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