Do we need platform dependent images?

Pete Brunet peter.brunet at
Tue Aug 13 14:13:10 UTC 2013

Fixed the subject line...

On 8/13/13 8:53 AM, Pete Brunet wrote:
> Hi, The Java Access Bridge jars have been in 7u since 7u6.  There is a
> problem in that the 32 bit images can't be used without modification. 
> This is because one of the jars is platform independent.  There is
> access-bridge.jar for 32 bit Java on a 32 bit OS and
> access-bridge-32.jar on 32 bit Java on a 64 bit OS.  For the image to be
> usable one of those has to be deleted from the lib\ext of the image,
> depending on the OS.  Would it made sense to create two more images, one
> for 32 bit Java on a 32 bit OS and one for 32 bit Java on a 64 bit OS. 
> Note that the bridge is only used on Windows.  The Java Access Bridge
> provides access to Java applications from screen readers and screen
> magnifiers used by those who are blind or who have low vision.
> Pete

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