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Re: User Testing footage of header/id combinations, @summary and @longdesc for HTML5 WG

From: aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 17:36:47 +0200
Message-ID: <46DD7B8F.3050703@free.fr>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Hi,

Thanks for all that work it's very interesting.

Just a comment, don't forget that it's about user testing and there is 
no guarantee that with different users with different 
screenreader/plateform/disability/knowledge the results will be the same.

Regards,
Aurélien Levy
> I am making available to the HTML 5 WG the following user testing
> footage of header/id combinations, @summary and @longdesc in use by a
> blind power screen reader user. Each of the videos demonstrates these
> methods/attributes in current use with commentary and discussion on
> each. This footage should be useful for anyone interested in how these
> features are really helpful for people with disabilities. The videos can
> also be used as a point of reference in future discussion.   I am
> presenting them to the group so they will hopefully find them
> enlightening and act as a record of the usefulness of all of these
> features. The tests are using JAWS 7 on Win XP SP2.
>
> Each test has been divided into several clips and can also be downloaded
> in its entirety, should you prefer, from the following directory [1].
> However dividing the tests into clips makes the files smaller and the
> issues/areas discussed easier to track. The clips are in Windows Media
> .WMV format, and contain roughly the following content.
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video:Table 1 [20.5 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table1.wmv
>
> Basic Table Navigation: How screen reader users interrogate tables using
> JAWS 7.
> Exploring headers
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video: Table 2 [9.5 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table2.wmv
>
> Tester observes peculiarity of how some numeric content is outputted.
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video: Table 3 [10.2 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table3.wmv
>
> More table exploration
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video: Table 4 [8.1 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table4.wmv
>
> Discussion on the importance of semantic markup
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video: Table 5 [9.6 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table5.wmv
>
> Use of id/headers, axis.
> Discussion of @summary
>
> *HTML5 WG header/id test Video: Table 6 [4.3 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Table6.wmv
>
> *HTML5 WG @Longdesc test Video: Longdesc_IDC [29.5 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Longdesc_IDC.wmv
>
> Discussion of Virtual Viewer
> Use of longdesc description to enhance spacial awareness
> The longdesc attribute:Who uses it?
>
> *HTML5 WG @Longdesc test Video: Longdesc_Boxmodel [15.2 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Longdesc_BoxModel.wmv
>
> Using the D link
> Using the title attribute. Does it work?
> Using Lynx
> Future implementations of @longdesc
> DOM Insertion
> Use of virtual buffer vs DOM Insertion
> Mainstreaming accessibility features. How can other users be served by
> features implemented for people with disabilities?
>
> *HTML5 WG @Longdesc test Video: Longdesc_Node [3.3 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Longdesc_Node.wmv
>
> Values of @longdesc for explaining complex ideas portrayed by
> graphics/images and other uses.
>
> *HTML5 WG @Longdesc test Video: Longdesc_french [3.9 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Longdesc_french.wmv
>
> Use of @longdesc
>
> *HTML5 WG @Longdesc test Video: Longdesc_block [5.7 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/Longdesc_block.wmv
>
> More @longdesc examples
>
> *HTML5 WG @Summary test Video: Summary [61.4 Mbs]*
> http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/HTML5WG_summary.wmv
>
> Use of virtualisation features of JAWS
> How @summary is used
> Tables in the wild
> Using JAWS scripts to annotate content
> Authors and @summary
> Is @summary useful and to whom?
> Other features of accessible tables.
>
> I hope that the group find this footage useful and that it helps to
> inform some of the debate and discussion around accessibility within the
> HTML5 WG. Feedback is very welcome.
>
> Josh
>
> [1] http://www.cfit.ie/html5_video/final/
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