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Announced: BAD accessibility demo updated - share the news

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:03:31 -0600
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To: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
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EOWG's Promoting BAD wiki page:  http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Promoting_BAD


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	BAD accessibility demo updated - share the news
Resent-Date: 	Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:56:18 +0000
Resent-From: 	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Date: 	Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:56:09 -0600
From: 	Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
To: 	WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>



Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The W3C WAI Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) has updated:
	Before and After Demonstration (BAD) at
	http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/

BAD is useful for presentations, for learning about specific web accessibility barriers and their implications, and as an example of conformance evaluation reports. BAD shows an inaccessible website and a retrofitted version of the same website with the accessibility barriers fixed. BAD has in-line notes ("annotations") for you to get more information, and reports that list the accessibility problems for each page.

*We welcome your help telling other presenters, developers, teachers, trainers, and advocates about BAD*. Sample wording that you can use for your own blog posts, newsletter articles, etc. is available in a Promoting BAD wiki page, under “Draft blog posts, newsletter blurbs, etc.” at http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Promoting_BAD
(If you write a blog, newsletter article, or such, please let us know by sending e-mail to wai-eo-editors@w3.org )

Comments: We have a 'wish list' for improving and expanding BAD in the future – such as adding WAI-ARIA, video, and scripting. We welcome your input. Please send any comments or questions on BAD to the publicly-archived list: wai-eo-editors@w3.org

Acknowledgments: BAD was developed and updated as part of the European Commission-funded WAI-TIES and WAI-AGE projects. Thanks also to contributors listed at: http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/acks.html

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Regards,
~Shawn Henry, EOWG Chair, WAI Outreach



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Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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