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Re: [a11y] Seeking technical experts to test Ace - the EPUB 3 Accessibility Checker

From: Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:44:21 +0200
Cc: Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>, PubWG <public-publ-wg@w3.org>, public-epub3@w3.org
Message-Id: <ACE36F3E-580A-48B4-822D-15EAB3C3A410@gmail.com>
To: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Dear Makoto,


> On 20 Oct 2017, at 01:20, MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp <mailto:eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>> wrote:
> 
> A Japanese group for EPUB accessibility is very much
> interested in Ace.  This group is a part of Keio
> Advanced Publishing Lab.  I am the leader of the
> group. 

Great, very much looking forward to your feedback!

> Now, Ace reports an error when accessMode,
> accessModeSufficient, or accessibilityFeature is
> absent.  We are wondering if Ace will suggest
> particular values of these metadata. Is such 
> an extension already planned?

Yes, this is definitely on our radar, but we're not yet sure we can make it in v1.0.0.
This is tracked as issue #35:
  https://github.com/daisy/ace/issues/35 <https://github.com/daisy/ace/issues/35>
> We are also wondering if the use of Javascript might 
> cause performance problems if Ace starts to examine 
> all characters (e.g., whether every CJK character is 
> in JIS X 0213) for example.

I'd be happy to learn more about any performance issue that you may encounter. Feel free to report issues directly to our tracker:
  https://github.com/daisy/ace/issues <https://github.com/daisy/ace/issues>

Best,
Romain.
Received on Thursday, 19 October 2017 23:44:50 UTC

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