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Re: BAD preview for accessibility testing

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 15:04:53 +0200
Message-ID: <4A76E075.1020105@w3.org>
To: Liam McGee <liam.mcgee@communis.co.uk>
CC: BAD TF <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>
Thank you Liam, we will process these comments.


Liam McGee wrote:
> Hi BADders,
> I hope you are all playing Micahel Jackson's 'Bad' in the background 
> when you're working on this.
> Some things I noticed:
> 1) http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/draft/2009/before/home/annotations, 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/draft/2009/after/news/annotations and so 
> on.
> The yellow Show Annotations link - no annotations appeared. Not apparent 
> that they appeared either (until I scrolled down and then switched it 
> off and scrolled down again to play spot the difference... Remove this 
> if there are to be no annotations on these pages? Or are you about to 
> annotate?
> 2) general: the skip link doesn't work in Chrome. Stupid 
> Chrome/Safari/Webkit. See our lovely article on just this subject at 
> http://www.communis.co.uk/blog/2009-06-02-skip-links-chrome-safari-and-added-wai-aria 
> 3) On accessible news page, brain donations graph (whose sick humour is 
> this, anyway?), the graph values are presented as figures. Better to 
> present as table below? Or via a links (see these results as a table)? 
> Is nicer for cognitively impaired users? What did they think?
> Agree with Andrew's comments regarding the form, but not on his comments 
> regarding linking out to e.g. Google. I think it's fine. stick a 
> nofollow, noindex on the links if worried, and a 'we don't endorse' 
> caveat in the notes... but amn not convinced it's necessary.
> Keep up the good work!
> Liam

Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
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