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comment on report form

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 18:23:18 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19990822182315.014a1460@pop3.concentric.net>
To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
This comment on the report tool was on wai-ig.  Sorry for the redundancy
but I wanted to make sure folks saw it here and maybe start a thread.

Len


>From: "Marti" <marti47@MEDIAONE.NET>
>To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman@clark.net>,
>        "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>,
>        "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
>Subject: Re: I submit it to you? [Fwd: Re: Help with a Website]
>Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 11:14:51 -0400
>Good point Len, I had not looked at this tool until just now.  It seems to
>be a very good idea but it also would seem to require a fair amount of
>testing and research on the part of the person sending it
>If I received a form like this as a webmaster I might assume any unchecked
>items were okay, when the person sending it was only reporting on one or two
>things they observed. Could lead to a lot of confusion.  It leaves me
>wondering just what will be included in the message that goes to the
>webmaster with my name on it.
>Marti
>
>> As Judy Brewer mentioned a few emails back, the WAI Evaluation and Tools
>> group has a beta version of a report form for reporting such problems to
>> webmasters and creating a database of reports.
>>
>> It's at http://www.w3.org/WAI/report/
>>
>> How does it work for this site being discussed http://www.radiospirits.com
>?
>>
>> Len
>>
>>
>> At 09:21 PM 8/20/99 -0400, David Poehlman wrote:
>> >should we tell users to get with it?  I think not since they are using
>> >in many cases a browser whose latest itteration was just built last
>> >month.  now, we can tell them to get that but that might not even be
>> >under their controll.
>> >thoughts please?
>> >
>> >
>> >-------- Original Message --------
>> >Subject: Re: Help with a Website
>> >Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 22:32:54 -0700
>> >From: Doug Kaufman <dkaufman@RAHUL.NET>
>> >Reply-To: Doug Kaufman <dkaufman@RAHUL.NET>
>> >To: BLIND-L@LISTSERV.UARK.EDU
>> >
>> >Unfortunately, the site uses javascript to submit the form, without
>> >any alternative for non-javascript browsers. Try writing to them,
>> >letting them know that this is unnecessary and causing them to lose
>> >customers. They will need to change the site to make it accessible to
>> >lynx.
>> >                               Doug
>> >
>> >On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, Kevin LaRose wrote:
>> >
>> >> http://www.radiospirits.com
>> >> I seem to be able to access it okay with LYNX, but what I can do is
>> >> somewhat limited. For instance, there appears to be a function where
>one
>> >> can search for a specific show by typing in the name of that specific
>> >> show. While there is indeed a place to enter text, there appears to be
>no
>> >> "form submit button" to go along with this. Not a big deal; I just want
>to
>> >
>> >__
>> >Doug Kaufman
>> >Internet: dkaufman@rahul.net (preferred)
>> >          bn900@cleveland.freenet.edu
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> -------
>> Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
>> Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
>> Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
>> Temple University
>>
>> Ritter Hall Annex, Room 423, Philadelphia, PA 19122
>> kasday@acm.org
>> (215) 204-2247 (voice)
>> (800) 750-7428 (TTY)
>>
>
>
>
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Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
Temple University

Ritter Hall Annex, Room 423, Philadelphia, PA 19122
kasday@acm.org        
(215) 204-2247 (voice)
(800) 750-7428 (TTY)
Received on Sunday, 22 August 1999 18:20:17 GMT

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