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WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Support Database

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 10:01:26 +0200
Message-ID: <48F451D6.9020502@w3.org>
To: TSD TF <public-wai-ert-tsdtf@w3.org>

Dear TSD TF,

Ref: <http://accsupported.trace.wisc.edu/>

WCAG WG is currently developing a database with information about WCAG 
2.0 accessibility support. They need help over the next two weeks to 
finalize the requirements for the CR stage. Here is what they need:

1. add "uses" which are instance of an implementation in a specific 
configuration of technology, platform, browser, assistive technology...

2. validate the "test pages" that are associated with the "uses"

3. run the actual tests using different configurations to collect 
information about their level of support


Please have a look at this database and the background information in 
the WCAG wiki:
  -
<http://trace.wisc.edu/wcag_wiki/index.php?title=Accessibility_Support_Database>


My question is how much of this information is already within the Test 
Samples, and if we can extract this information for the WCAG WG.

Also, we should assign our time to check these "uses" and "test pages" 
temporarily to help out with the CR finalization effort. Let's discuss 
this during tomorrow's teleconference call.

NOTE: for the future, we should think about how this database and the 
test samples could be merged. It seems that there is a lot of overlap 
but with slightly different views on the same information. This is 
something that we can discuss at the upcoming TF caucus in November.

Regards,
   Shadi

-- 
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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