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Dropping Dr. Watson

From: Carlos A Velasco <Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 21:29:51 +0100
Message-ID: <439B3ABF.4090707@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org

Hi Shadi,

I propose we drop Dr. Watson <http://watson.addy.com/> from the list of 
accessibility tools. The reasons are manifold:

- It is not an accessibility tool: it does not do any accessibility check.
- It is buggy and obsolete: it complains about lowercase HTML elements, 
and reports XHTML documents as being erroneous.

Dr Carlos A Velasco - http://access.fit.fraunhofer.de/
Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Informationstechnik FIT
   [Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT)]
   Barrierefreie Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie für Alle
   Schloss Birlinghoven, D53757 Sankt Augustin (Germany)
   Tel: +49-2241-142609 Fax: +49-2241-1442609
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