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RE: EvalTF Technologies

From: Kathy Wahlbin <kathy@interactiveaccessibility.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 07:34:05 -0500
To: "'Kiran Kaja'" <kkaja@adobe.com>, "'Velleman, Eric'" <evelleman@bartimeus.nl>, <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
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If there is an alternative version of the Flash that provides an equivalent
experience then I think the evaluator should be able to restrict the scope
of the review to just the alternative version.  The evaluator should look at
the Flash version and the alternative version to make sure they provide the
same content and what mechanisms are in place to make sure the two version
stay in synch.   Often that is not the case.  

The same would true for the HTML and PDF content.  

Kathy

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-----Original Message-----
From: Kiran Kaja [mailto:kkaja@adobe.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 5:03 AM
To: Velleman, Eric; public-wai-evaltf@w3.org
Subject: RE: EvalTF Technologies

if the aim of the evaluation is to test for compliance to WCAG2, the
evaluator definitely needs to include all technologies allowed by WCAG2 that
are present on web pages. If not, the evaluation results may be pointless in
a lot of cases.

Kiran Kaja
Accessibility Engineer
Adobe Systems Europe
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-----Original Message-----
From: Velleman, Eric [mailto:evelleman@bartimeus.nl] 
Sent: 03 January 2012 23:24
To: public-wai-evaltf@w3.org
Subject: EvalTF Technologies

Dear all,

Discussion item 2:

3.7 Technologies used on the webpages.
The technologies used on the website/webpage are important when determining
the scope of the evaluation. If the website has an alternative for Flash
content, does the evaluator look at both the Flash content (supposing there
are WCAG2.0 techniques for Flash) and at the alternative content?

What if the pages have both content in both pdf and html? Does the evaluator
check both? That would enlarge the scope and thereby also the sample (and
thus evaluation time).

Kindest regards,

Eric
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2012 12:41:14 GMT

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