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Re: [Fwd: Betr.: accessibility/usability issues with lightboxes?]

From: Eric Eggert <w3c@yatil.de>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 18:01:59 +0200
Message-ID: <285a24310910060901q26ba3cd9tf03aae82840b1965@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org
Hi Group,

I think we have quite a good implementation for our lightboxes, but it
doesn’t hurt to have a screenreader user look over it.

Regards,
Eric

2009/10/6 Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Betr.: accessibility/usability issues with lightboxes?
> Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 15:51:32 +0200
> From: Wilco Fiers <wfiers@bartimeus.nl>
> To: <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>, <shadi@w3.org>
> CC: <andrew@w3.org>
>
> Hi Shadi,
>
> I believe that the lightbox I build for the annotations doesn't cause
> any problems for keyboard users. I've also tested it with a screen
> reader user, and it wasn't a problem. I didn't read anything on these
> sites I hadn't taken into account when building this. I think this
> shouldn't be a problem.
>
> Wilco
>
>>>> Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> 05-10-09 15:08 >>>
>
> Dear group,
>
> Andrew made me aware of some current blogs and articles discussing the
> usability and accessibility of lightboxes. As far as I can tell, these
> issues are primarily related to keyboard accessibility of the jQuery
> implementation. I'm not sure how much this applies to our annotations.
>
> Does somebody volunteer to verify this?
>
> Some of the relevant resources:
>  - http://standards-next.org/
>  - https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/blog/2009/04/07/lightbox-accessibility/
>  - https://amp.ssbbartgroup.com - requires sign-up
>  - http://www.accessifyforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=10487
>
> Best,
>   Shadi
>
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> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
>   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
>  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
>
>
>
>
> --
> 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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