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Russell Coker wrote:
> On Saturday 06 December 2008 12:12, Eamon Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> A screen shot of a sample application that uses the color translations
>> can be seen at:
> That's interesting, the yellow/green colour scheme is a little difficult to
> read though.
> Are there any plans for making sure that it's accessible? I expect that even
> if the default configuration has no colour combinations that are bad for
> colour-blind people, the first thing that would happen is for people to
> immediately start adding them if there is no clear documentation about what
> not to do.
Choosing appropriate color combinations is the responsibility of the people making the color policy.
> Also what about blind people? Can this extra data be displayed in such a way
> that braille and speech-synthesis programs access it?
This would be the responsibility of the accessibility engine in the application, for example by inserting some status notification when the text color changes.
I don't think this is a real issue though, because if a speech synthesis or braille reader is outputting the security context text in the first place, the user will know the classification. -- Eamon Walsh <email@example.com> National Security Agency -- This message was distributed to subscribers of the selinux mailing list. If you no longer wish to subscribe, send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words "unsubscribe selinux" without quotes as the message.