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RE: Additional Point/Question: problem centered / page centered evaluation

From: Vivienne CONWAY <v.conway@ecu.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:33:22 +0800
To: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>, Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8AFA77741B11DB47B24131F1E38227A98CAAEDA261@XCHG-MS1.ads.ecu.edu.au>
Hi Kerstin & TF

The question of problem-centered or page-centered approach is going to be tricky.  Personally I favour the problem-centered approach as I am seldom assessing a single page.  Violations in my opinion, usually are duplicated across pages.  For example if there is a lack of keyboard access on a single page, that is likely to occur on most if not all pages.  Some websites are so huge, that a page-centered approach is simply not feasible.

On the other hand, a developer who is adding a single page and wanting to know if it meets accessibility criteria would be testing only that page.  Thoughts?


Regards

Vivienne L. Conway
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From: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org [public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shadi Abou-Zahra [shadi@w3.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 5:05 PM
To: Eval TF
Subject: Fwd: Additional Point/Question: problem centered / page centered  evaluation

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Subject: Additional Point/Question: problem centered / page centered
evaluation
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:21:34 +0000
From: Kerstin Probiesch <mail@barrierefreie-informationskultur.de>
To: <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>

Dear Eval TF,

I want to add the following question: should we recommend a problem centered
or a page centered approach? In my opinion this question is not only
essential for further discussions about single questions and topics
(true/false, rankings, involve people with disabilities) but essential for
the whole methodology.

Regs

Kerstin


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