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Re: Web Accessibility Report Tool

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 14:26:22 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20010130142440.00cde100@pop3.concentric.net>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>, William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
Nick,

That would be great for you to help out with the report tool.

As for calling in... I'll talk about that in a separate thread.

len


At 10:54 AM 1/30/01 +0000, Nick Kew wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, William Loughborough wrote:
>
> > At 02:45 PM 1/29/01 +0000, Nick Kew wrote:
> > >If anyone would like a more detailed proposal
> >
> > Beyond that, it seems that your participation in the WG would be a big 
> plus
> > for accessibility.
> >
> > We need all the help we can get!
>
>Thanks.
>
>A few weeks ago I went through the motions of expressing an interest
>in joining the WG, and had a very brief reply from Daniel Dardailler
>welcoming me.  Since then I've discovered a problem I didn't quite
>anticipate: the weekly telecons are scheduled as 90 minutes at peak-
>time international call rates, and I simply can't afford to do that
>on a regular or semi-regular basis.
>
>But I am willing and able to help with the development of WAI/ER
>tools, if that can be arranged, and if this group really is
>more receptive to offers of help than for instance the Validator
>(to which I have offered various things in the past; most recently
>a fix for a bug that has been discussed on www-validator before
>now, and which Liam had up-and-running in the WDG validator within
>about an hour of my announcing it).
>
>Some of the Site Valet software could fairly easily be re-used
>to automate a range of checks in the WART (and I daresay some of
>Bobby could be used to similar effect).  So it would seem to make
>sense for me to take a look at it.
>
>--
>Nick Kew

--
Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Institute on Disabilities/UAP and Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Temple 
University
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Chair, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Evaluation and Repair Tools Group
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The WAVE web page accessibility evaluation assistant: 
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