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Re: Finding complete processes

From: Alistair Garrison <alistair.j.garrison@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:28:31 +0100
Cc: Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CC4D659E-C0C3-4896-B2CE-AAEB95A614A4@gmail.com>
To: Kerstin Probiesch <k.probiesch@googlemail.com>
Hi Kerstin, All, 

Thinking again about complete processes (shopping, booking, etc...) they all (usually???) start with a form needing to be filled in by the user and submitted.  

The simplest way to find complete processes might be to search (scan) the site for forms. 

Thoughts / Comments

Very best regards

Alistair Garrison  

On 29 Nov 2011, at 14:31, Kerstin Probiesch wrote:

> Hi all,
> I think the way of finding Complete Processes might differ from the
> case. If it is an ordered test one possible way could be: asking the
> client if there are any Complete Processes and where. This is not
> possible in comparative studies. Sometimes one can find Complete
> Process when using the site search  for example searching for
> "Registration" or something similar. Some types of websites typical
> have Complete Processes (shoping  and booking sites, hotels,...).
> Because of that it might be a good way to recommend different ways of
> finding Processes. Probably we should collect use cases for the
> Methodology, as it was suggested from Shadi some weeks ago. I think
> this might be helpful for the scope but also for the question of
> Complete Processes. Thoughts?
> Best
> Kerstin
> 2011/11/29 Alistair Garrison <alistair.j.garrison@gmail.com>:
>> Dear all,
>> My question is how do you find 'complete processes' - especially for a large
>> or very large website???
>> In order to claim conformance for the whole website, at least from my
>> understanding, it would seem that any and all complete processes contained
>> in the website must be found and checked (please read Understanding
>> Requirement 3 - Complete Processes
>> in http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/conformance).
>> I have been looking at the use of the "Top paths" information from website
>> analytics (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_traffic), but am not entirely
>> sure that this fulfils the need...
>> Interested in thoughts / comments on any other approaches...
>> All the best
>> Alistair
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