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

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 23:47:38 +0200
Message-ID: <4ACBBAFA.7070501@w3.org>
To: Eric Eggert <mail@yatil.de>
CC: BAD TF <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>
Good point. I will ask some of my contacts to have a look (in addition 
to Wilco's colleague who apparently did not identify problems). If you 
know someone who may be interested too, please don't hesitate to ask 
them to take a look as well.

Best,
   Shadi


Eric Eggert wrote:
> 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
>>
>> --
>> 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 |
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 

-- 
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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