FW: LaTex Software VPAT Request
Dr Alan Litchfield
alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Tue Mar 23 02:12:28 CET 2021
Interesting. I had to Google VPAT compliance since, not being in the US,
it has no relevance to my existence :)
I wonder how governments deal with actual democratic systems ;)
On 23/03/21 1:49 pm, Paulo Ney de Souza wrote:
> This seems to be a recurrent problem:
> Paulo Ney
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 4:32 PM Talley, Dana via texhax
> <texhax at tug.org <mailto:texhax at tug.org>> wrote:
> One of our Environmental Protection Agency staff is requesting to
> download LaTex Desktop software to her work laptop. Our IT
> division requires VPAT compliance information on your product.
> Could you provide me with a VPAT for R Studio Desktop software?
> Dana Talley
> LSASD Management Analyst
> 1200 6th Ave. Ste. 155 MS 14-D12
> Seattle, WA, 98101
> 360-871-8700 (Page) Lab - Thursdays
> 360-443-6632 Telework - Fridays
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Mittelbach <frank.mittelbach at latex-project.org
> <mailto:frank.mittelbach at latex-project.org>>
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2021 9:17 AM
> To: Talley, Dana <Talley.Dana at epa.gov <mailto:Talley.Dana at epa.gov>>
> Cc: Williams, Anthony <Williams.Anthony at epa.gov
> <mailto:Williams.Anthony at epa.gov>>
> Subject: Re: LaTex Software VPAT Request
> Am 19.03.21 um 16:03 schrieb Talley, Dana:
> > Hello,
> > One of our Environmental Protection Agency staff is requesting to
> > download LaTex Desktop software to her work laptop. Our IT division
> > requires VPAT compliance information on your product. Could you
> > provide me with a VPAT for R Studio Desktop software?
> I'm sorry I have nothing to do with R Studio.
> We develop LaTeX as a free open source solution, but we are not
> even the people packaging or distributing it and we aren't
> providing any VPAT compliance information about LaTeX and there is
> none to the best of my knowledge.
> LaTeX is distributed for free anybody can download or use it, so
> there is no "vendor" as such.
Dr Alan Litchfield
PO Box 1941
Auckland, New Zealand 1140
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