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Re: Web Accessibility Report Tool

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 00:16:12 -0500 (EST)
To: Daniel Dardailler <dd@w3.org>
cc: WAI ER group <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0101310015120.14851-100000@tux.w3.org>
One of the things I wanted to do with the WART is to get it to output EARL.
Maybe I should have a look at the source. (Is it in CVS?)


On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Leonard R. Kasday wrote:


  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.


  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!
  >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.
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