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Reminder: ERT tools list

From: Sandor Herramhof <Sandor.Herramhof@jku.at>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 09:27:36 +0100
Message-Id: <43D9E788020000680000569A@zidgw.edvz.uni-linz.ac.at>
To: <chie@jp.ibm.com>,<kentarou@jp.ibm.com>, <SHINSA@jp.ibm.com>, <takagih@jp.ibm.com>
Cc: <public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org>,<shadi@w3.org>

Hello Mr. Saito, hello aDesigner team,

this is a reminder for updating the tool specification of aDesigner 
for the ERT tools database, as we will finish the list in the beginning
of the next week.

Could you please check below, update the details and send back the 
information to me asap. 

Thx, for your support.

Best regards,
Sandor


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Dear Tool Vendor or Developer,

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
  * Sandor Herramhof <sandor.herramhof@jku.at>
  * Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>


TOOL IDENTIFICATION:
* TOOL NAME: aDesigner
* VENDOR NAME: IBM
* HOME PAGE: http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/adesigner 
* RELEASE DATE: 
 (YYYY-MM-DD format)
* VERSION NUMBER: 
* DESCRIPTION: (100 words maximum)
The aDesigner is a disability simulator that helps Web designers ensure that their pages are accessible and usable by the visually impaired. Voice browsers and screen readers read aloud the text on Web pages and are used by visually impaired people. However, these devices are less effective with certain kinds of content, such as highly graphical material. Web developers can use aDesigner to test the accessibility and usability of Web pages for low-vision and blind people.

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: 
 - Assist manual evaluation for accessibility: yes
 - Execute automated accessibility checks: yes
 - Provide semi-automated repair options: 
 - Remote on-line service: 
 - Other: 
  
* USER INTERFACES
 - Generate reports: yes
 - In-page feedback: 
 - Page transformations: 
 - Step-by-step evaluations: 
 - Other: 

* LANGUAGES
 - English: yes
 - French: 
 - German: 
 - Italian: 
 - Japanese: 
 - Spanish: 
 - Other: 
  
* WEB TECHNOLOGIES
 - CSS, Cascading Style Sheets: 
 - XHTML, Extensible Hypertext Markup Language: yes
 - HTML, Hypertext Markup Language: yes
 - PDF, Portable Document Format: 
 - SVG, Scalabale Vector Grpahics: 
 - Other: 
  
* OPERATING SYSTEMS
 - BSD Unix: 
 - Linux: 
 - MacOS: 
 - Solaris: 
 - Windows: yes
 - Other: 
  
* GUIDELINES
 - AccessiWeb, French national standard: 
 - BITV, German national standard: 
 - 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: 
 - Other: 

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

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


Thank you for your cooperation!

Regards,
Sandor Herramhof for ERT WG


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Sandor Herramhof
Institut Integriert Studieren
Universitšt Linz / University of Linz
Altenbergerstrasse 69, 4040 Linz, Austria
Tel.: +43/732/2468/9277, Fax: -/9322
Mail: sandor.herramhof@jku.at
http://www.integriert-studieren.jku.at
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