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Re: Preliminary Review section of Evaluating Web Sites

From: Jean-Marie D'Amour <jmdamour@videotron.ca>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 18:12:26 -0400
Message-ID: <000301c116e9$38663d20$3543c818@ca.mshome.net>
To: "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Hello all,

> - is the tone of intro paragraph better now?


> - is the representative sampling of pages ok w/ the entry page added?


> - I moved the note about reviewers with disabilities sometimes needing to
> pair up (to second step of preliminary review); does that work?


> - in the sub-list of five "browser tricks," are the instructions about
> to do clear and useful?

YES but, is it useful to add a look in low and high resolution? It seems
obvious, but...

> - I added a note about "experienced users of screen readers" in step #3,
> with a little bit of caution in different directions, to try to work in
> what Carlos was saying since this seems to be a way to fit it in even in
> the preliminary review

I don't undestand why you say "if sighted, should make sure that the monitor
is turned off so as not to provide visual cues" because the purpose is to
compare wisual information with non visual.

> - for a "preliminary review," I'm assuming it is not necessary to add a
> summary/reporting step, since this is really focused on a
> "do-it-yourself-without-getting-up-from-your-desk approach, and the
> intended audience is probably the person doing the review. Unless it makes
> sense to briefly advise the reviewer how to sum up the results of the
> preliminary review, e.g. something like "5. Summarize review results,
> careful to emphasize that this is a preliminary review only and not a
> determination of conformance level" -- reactions?

I agree to add #5

> - other comments on preliminary review section of this document?
> Thanks,
> - Judy
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