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thoughts on new "guidance for evaluation tool developers" document

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:27:09 +0100
Message-ID: <51125A2D.7000201@w3.org>
To: Carlos A Velasco <Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>, ERT WG <public-wai-ert@w3.org>
Hi Carlos, All,

Just quickly put together the following outline for discussion:


General Capabilities
  - crawl entire website
  - crawl password-protected pages
  - animate form completion
  - ...

Testing Capabilities
  - WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.1.1
   -- Automated
    --- detect images with no alt-text (HTML failure)
    --- detect images with suspicious alt-text (HTML warning)
    --- ...
   -- Semi-Automated
    --- users can set images as "decorative" or "informative"
    --- ...
   -- Manual
    --- users are presented with image and alt-text to confirm
    --- ...
  - WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.2.1
  - ...

Reporting Capabilities
  - tool can present results within a given web page
  - tool can generate "bug-list" type reports
  - tool can aggregate results per page/site
  - tool can summarize and compare website "areas"
  - tool can generate EARL reports
  - ...



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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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