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AUWG action item related to Related Resources for Success Criterion A.1.2.1 Accessibility Guidelines

From: Richards, Jan <jrichards@ocad.ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:32:09 -0400
To: AUWG <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
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Success Criterion A.1.2.1 Accessibility Guidelines: Non-web-based authoring tool user interfaces follow user interface accessibility guidelines for the platform) (Level A)
Note: If a conformance claim is made, then the claim must cite the accessibility guidelines followed.

Related Resources for Success Criterion A.1.2.1:

* The following is a non-exhaustive list of accessibility guidelines for various platforms (for additional information related to keyboard shortcuts, see Success Criterion A.3.1.3):
  - Android: Example from Android Developer Reference
  - BlackBerry: BlackBerry Accessibility
  - Eclipse: Designing Accessible Plug-ins in Eclipse
  - Gnome: GNOME Accessibility Developers Guide
  - KDE: Developer's Information
  - Java SE: Java SE Desktop Accessibility
  - Lotus Notes: Lotus Notes checklist
  - Mac OS: Accessibility Overview
  - Microsoft Windows: Accessibility Overview
  - iPhone OS: Accessibility Programming Guide for iPhone OS
* The following is a non-exhaustive list of general software accessibility guidelines:</NEW>
  - ISO 9241-171:2008 Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 171: Guidance on software accessibility
  - Software Checklist (IBM)
  - Section 508 1194.21 Software applications and operating systems
  - The WAI Policies Relating to Web Accessibility *http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/* resource includes links to various international legislation and other policies that may include applicable accessibility guidelines for non-web-based functionality.

(Mr) Jan Richards, M.Sc.
jrichards@ocad.ca | 416-977-6000 ext. 3957 | fax: 416-977-9844
Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) | http://idrc.ocad.ca/
Faculty of Design | OCAD University
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