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Re: [techs] Techniques Submission Form

From: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 08:59:47 -0500
Message-ID: <01d401c418ba$c201ad50$b040968e@WILDDOG>
To: <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

This looks like a good way to gather a variety of accessibility testing
techniques.

As new techniques are added for HTML, I'll add them to our list of
accessibility checks:
http://oac.atrc.utoronto.ca/

Chris


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ben Caldwell" <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 3:58 PM
Subject: [techs] Techniques Submission Form


>
> Hi All,
>
> I've been working on a techniques submission form [1] recently that
provides
> a mechanism for individuals interested in submitting WCAG 2.0 techniques
to
> the working group for possible inclusion in a draft.
>
> The form allows submitters to include all of the relevant bits of
> information about a technique (ex. technology, guideline, descriptive
prose,
> code examples, etc.) and automatically converts the submission into the
XML
> format we're using (xmlspec-tech DTD [2]) to edit techniques. The results
of
> the submission are then automatically archived in the
> public-wcag2-techs@w3.org Mail Archives [3], which is a list that has been
> configured to accept submissions only from the techniques submission form.
>
> Hopefully, this tool will streamline the process of adding new techniques
to
> our drafts and help the techniques task force invite greater participation
> and submission from the web development community.
>
> Please feel free to try it out and let me know if you have any questions,
> comments or other feedback about it. Our hope is that as we evolve the
> techniques drafts, we will be able to put out a series of "calls for
> techniques" in the same way we currently release "calls for review" when
new
> public working drafts of the guidelines become available.
>
> -Ben
>
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/TECHS-SUBMIT/>
> [2] <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/sources/xmlspec-tech.dtd>
> [3] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wcag2-techs/>
>
> --
> Ben Caldwell | <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>
> Trace Research and Development Center <http://trace.wisc.edu>
>
>
>
Received on Friday, 2 April 2004 09:00:17 GMT

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