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Re: [BAD TF] Template for repaired pages

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 01:41:02 +0100
Message-ID: <437D231E.5090504@w3.org>
To: Liam McGee <liam.mcgee@communis.co.uk>
Cc: public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org

IMHO, we can take out IE 5.x (especially on Mac) from the list. I think Steve pointed out testing with WindowEyes as well (OK, not really a browser as such but would be important to set as a criteria anyway).

Thanks for generating this initial list for discussion...


Liam McGee wrote:
> Hi all, sorry I've been out of the loop for a while. Just put together a
> first stab at the home page (Shadi's posting it to the list, I think) --
> concentrated on the central content area for now. Just asked Shadi which
> versions of which browsers we were aiming for with the good browsers. My
> version looks ok in Firefox 1.0.4 and 1.0.7 but breaks in in 1.5 Beta (but
> hey, it's a beta). Haven't checked in anything else yet but will do. Before
> I start, however, it'd be good to get the browsers that the good version
> will work in nailed down.
> I can provide the following as testing platforms, all on WinXP:
> Firefox 1.0.7
> IE6.0
> IE5.5
> IE5.01
> Opera8
> JAWS 4.51
> JAWS 5.0
> JAWS 6.0
> HPR3.0
> NS7.1
> NS7.2
> NS8
> I'll have a stab at getting the main template working in all of these. Then
> a second pass by a Mac user would be great for FF, IE and Safari on OSX,
> followed by a Linux user (shouldn't be any problems) with the same, and
> finally anyone who would like to go through every pos 1.0 release of Firefox
> and then anything else that anyone can think of.
> Any suggestions for additions to the list? Might as well make it as
> bulletproof as possible. (I know that there are some variations with IE5.x
> on Win98 compared to XP, any others?)
> Cheers
> Liam

Shadi Abou-Zahra,     Web Accessibility Specialist for Europe 
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