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Re: Comments-Selecting and Using Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

From: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 16:42:27 -0400
Message-ID: <001f01c4b2f7$7c29ffd0$a201a8c0@deque.local>
To: "'EOWG'" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Shadi,
Please see examples of test files      and interpretation of   the term positive and negative  on Chris' site
http://www.aprompt.ca/oac/
  >Even though tools look for errors, a checkpoint does >not actually test for failure. 
  We are talking about tools and the false positives it generates.
  Sailesh Panchang
  Senior Accessibility Engineer 
  Deque Systems,11180  Sunrise Valley Drive, 
  4th Floor, Reston VA 20191
  Tel: 703-225-0380 Extension 105 
  E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
  Fax: 703-225-0387
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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Shadi Abou-Zahra 
  To: 'EOWG' 
  Sent: Friday, October 15, 2004 2:51 PM
  Subject: RE: Comments-Selecting and Using Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools



  Hi Sailesh,


  > 1. Actually  a positive result for a test  means that condition being
  tested  
  > is present in the subject.  Which means a violation  is present. So
  false 
  > positive means that  a violation is indicated when there is none.

  Even though tools look for errors, a checkpoint does not actually test
  for failure. But maybe we should discuss this at a later call, I will
  note this remark.


  > 2. The Change log  url is still not working.

  Fixed now. Sorry!


  Regards,
    Shadi
Received on Friday, 15 October 2004 20:44:25 GMT

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