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Re: Vischeck listing on the W3C List of Evaluation Tools

From: Bob Dougherty <bobd@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:15:10 -0800
Message-ID: <43A0B58E.3020603@stanford.edu>
To: steven.faulkner@nils.org.au
CC: info@vischeck.com, "Shadi (E-mail)" <shadi@w3.org>, "Public-Wai-Ert-Tools (E-mail)" <public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org>, "Alex Wade" <wade@ski.org>

Hi Steven,

Sorry for the delayed response- hopefully it's not too late to amend our entry:

TOOL IDENTIFICATION:
* TOOL NAME: Vischeck
* VENDOR NAME: Vischeck, Menlo Park, CA
* HOME PAGE: http://www.vischeck.com/
* RELEASE DATE: 2001-06-27
  (YYYY-MM-DD format)
* VERSION NUMBER:
* DESCRIPTION: (200 characters maximum)
Vischeck is a way of showing you what things look like to someone who is
color blind. You can try Vischeck online- either run Vischeck on your
own image files or run Vischeck on a web page. You can also download
programs to let you run it on your own computer.

TOOL FEATURES:
(The following features are described in the document "Selecting Web
Accessibility Evaluation Tools" available at
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/selectingtools>)
* OVERALL FUNCTIONALITY
  - Accessible to people with disabilities: yes
  - Assist manual evaluation for accessibility: yes
  - Execute automated accessibility checks:
  - Provide semi-automated repair options:
  - Remote on-line service: yes
  - Other:

* USER INTERFACES
  - Generate reports:
  - In-page feedback:
  - Page transformations: yes
  - Step-by-step evaluations:
  - Other:

* LANGUAGES
  - English: yes
  - French:
  - German:
  - Italian:
  - Japanese: yes
  - Spanish:
  - Other:

* WEB TECHNOLOGIES
  - CSS, Cascading Style Sheets: yes
  - XHTML, Extensible Hypertext Markup Language:
  - HTML, Hypertext Markup Language: yes
  - PDF, Portable Document Format:
  - SVG, Scalable Vector Graphics:
  - Other:

* OPERATING SYSTEMS
  - BSD Unix: yes
  - Linux: yes
  - MacOS: yes
  - Solaris: yes
  - Windows: yes
  - Other:

* GUIDELINES
  - AccessiWeb, French national standard: yes
  - BITV, German national standard: yes
  - Section 508, US national standard:
  - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: yes
  - Other:

* INTEGRATION INTO BROWSERS
  - Internet Explorer:
  - Mozilla:
  - Netscape:
  - Opera:
  - Other:

* INTEGRATION INTO AUTHORING TOOLS
  - Dreamweaver:
  - FrontPage:
  - Photoshop: yes
  - Other: Gimp

* EXPORT FORMATS
  - CSV, Comma Separated Value:
  - EARL, Evaluation and Report Language:
  - HTML, Hypertext Markup Language:
  - XML, Extensible Markup Language:
  - Other:

* LICENSE MODELS
  - Commercial:
  - Free Ware: yes
  - Open Source: yes
  - Share Ware:
  - Other:

thanks,
bob

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Steven Faulkner wrote:
> I recently sent an email (below) in regards to the listing of Vischeck
> on the W3C List of Evaluation Tools, I have not received a response so
> am emailing you again.
> 
> with regards
> steve faulkner (for ERT WG)
> 
> 
> 
> 
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Steven Faulkner [mailto:steven.faulkner@nils.org.au]
> Sent:	Thursday, 17 November 2005 10:51 AM
> To:	'bobd@stanford.edu'
> Cc:	'info@vischeck.com'
> Subject:	W3C List of Evaluation Tools
> 
> Hi Bob,
> 
> I though you may be the appropriate person or know the appropriate
> person to deal with this:
> The W3C/WAI Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG) is
> currently in the process of updating the following list of Web
> accessibility evaluation tools on which your tool is listed:
>   * <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/existingtools>
> 
> The new version of this tools list will provide sorting capabilities so
> that users are able to find tools according to their specific needs. The
> following static mock-ups show how this sortable list will look like:
>   * <http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/eval/tools/>
> 
> We are contacting you to help populate the database with current
> information about your tool. Below you will find information about your
> tool that is currently available to us. Please review this information,
> complete any missing fields or provide changes.
> 
> This information will be published unless we receive correction or
> amendments. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact
>   * steve faulkner <steven.faulkner@nils.org.au> or
>   * Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
> 
> 
> TOOL IDENTIFICATION:
> * TOOL NAME: Vischeck
> * VENDOR NAME: Stanford university
> * HOME PAGE: http://www.vischeck.com/
> * RELEASE DATE: 2001-06-27
>  (YYYY-MM-DD format)
> * VERSION NUMBER:
> * DESCRIPTION: (200 characters maximum)
> Vischeck is a way of showing you what things look like to someone who is
> color blind. You can try Vischeck online- either run Vischeck on your
> own image files or run Vischeck on a web page. You can also download
> programs to let you run it on your own computer.
> 
> TOOL FEATURES:
> (The following features are described in the document "Selecting Web
> Accessibility Evaluation Tools" available at
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/selectingtools>)
> * OVERALL FUNCTIONALITY
>  - Accessible to people with disabilities: yes
>  - Assist manual evaluation for accessibility: yes
>  - Execute automated accessibility checks:
>  - Provide semi-automated repair options:
>  - Remote on-line service: yes
>  - Other:
> 
> * USER INTERFACES
>  - Generate reports:
>  - In-page feedback:
>  - Page transformations: yes
>  - Step-by-step evaluations:
>  - Other:
> 
> * LANGUAGES
>  - English: yes
>  - French:
>  - German:
>  - Italian:
>  - Japanese: yes
>  - Spanish:
>  - Other:
> 
> * WEB TECHNOLOGIES
>  - CSS, Cascading Style Sheets:
>  - XHTML, Extensible Hypertext Markup Language:
>  - HTML, Hypertext Markup Language:
>  - PDF, Portable Document Format:
>  - SVG, Scalable Vector Graphics:
>  - Other:
> 
> * OPERATING SYSTEMS
>  - BSD Unix: yes
>  - Linux: yes
>  - MacOS: yes
>  - Solaris: yes
>  - Windows: yes
>  - Other:
> 
> * GUIDELINES
>  - AccessiWeb, French national standard: yes
>  - BITV, German national standard: yes
>  - Section 508, US national standard:
>  - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: yes
>  - Other:
> 
> * INTEGRATION INTO BROWSERS
>  - Internet Explorer:
>  - Mozilla:
>  - Netscape:
>  - Opera:
>  - Other:
> 
> * INTEGRATION INTO AUTHORING TOOLS
>  - Dreamweaver:
>  - FrontPage:
>  - Photoshop: yes
>  - Other:
> 
> * EXPORT FORMATS
>  - CSV, Comma Separated Value:
>  - EARL, Evaluation and Report Language:
>  - HTML, Hypertext Markup Language:
>  - XML, Extensible Markup Language:
>  - Other:
> 
> * LICENSE MODELS
>  - Commercial:
>  - Free Ware: yes
>  - Open Source:
>  - Share Ware:
>  - Other:
> 
> 
> Thank you for your cooperation!
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Steven Faulkner (for ERT WG)
> Web Accessibility Consultant
> vision australia - information & library service
> 454 Glenferrie Road
> Kooyong Victoria 3144
> Phone: (613) 9864 9281
> Fax: (613) 9864 9210
> Email: steven.faulkner@nils.org.au
> www.accessibleinfo.org.au | www.wat-c.org
> 
> Download the Web Accessibility Toolbar
> [http://www.nils.org.au/ais/web/resources/toolbar/]
> 
> Vision Australia was formed through the merger of the Royal Blind
> Society
> NSW, the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, Vision Australia
> Foundation and the National Information & Library Service.
> ABN: 67 108 391 831  ACN: 108 391 831
> 
> 
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