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Re: Launching W3C/WAI list of Web accessibility evaluation tools

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 16:52:39 +0100
Message-ID: <4416E6C7.9030200@w3.org>
To: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Cc: public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org

Hi Sailesh,

Finding an acceptable threshold will be a challenge. We will list this issue for future discussions of the group.

Regards,
  Shadi


Sailesh Panchang wrote:
> Shadi,
> 
> I note that a tool that does limited checking   of a single checkpoint or
> paragraph (eg. checks accessibility from the aspect of color) also has WCAG
> / S508 under the column 'Guidelines'. This is misleading. Perhaps it should
> be "WCAG / S508 (limited)" .
> This category should be defined to indicate that fewer than three or five
> accessibility rules are addressed by the tool. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Sailesh Panchang
> Deque Systems Inc.
> Tel 703-225-0380 ext 105
> 
> 
> 

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