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[TECHS] Sample Scripting Technique with Testing Procedures

From: <Becky_Gibson@notesdev.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 15:16:08 -0400
To: "WCAG " <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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I took an action item to propose a scripting technique and procedures for 
testing it.   I selected one of the techniques that was proposed during 
the techniques harvesting performed in July.   I selected a relatively 
easy technique to support GL 2.2 L3 SC 2, Non-emergency interruptions, 
such as the availability of updated content, can be postponed or 
suppressed by the user. [1].   The idea is to show a technique to allow 
the user to turn off non-essential interruptions such as those created via 
the JavaScript alert() function.   Since it can be very difficult to 
create automated tests for JavaScript techniques, I also created a set of 
test procedures for testing that the technique was implemented properly. 
In addition, the techniques task force has been working to finalize a 
format for providing baseline information for each of the techniques. This 
technique includes a proposal in the "Baseline Implications" section. 

Please review the attached technique and comment on:
-the technique itself
-the testing procedures
-the baseline information and organization.

This will be discussed at the next Techniques teleconference on August 17. 
 

Please note that the attached HTML file relies on styles from the W3 site 
so you will need internet access to view it with the proper style 
information.




[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#time-limits-postponed

thanks,

Becky Gibson
Web Accessibility Architect
                                                       
IBM Emerging Internet Technologies
5 Technology Park Drive
Westford, MA 01886
Voice: 978 399-6101; t/l 333-6101
Email: gibsonb@us.ibm.com


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