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Re: SRJC Web Accessibility Guidelines

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Wed, 03 May 2000 12:46:32 -0400
Message-ID: <391057E8.51B7FAF0@clark.net>
CC: thammon@pacbell.net, wai-ig list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
My only caution is that jaws should not be viewed as the benchmark.  you
should use live individuals in your area who are disabled to try out what
you have done and make suggestions and or provide feedback.  useability is a
moving target from the technology stand point and going through hoops to see
that one set of users can use the software may debilitate your effort on
behalf of others and for the future.

Thanks for the work though.

Terry Hammon wrote:
> 
> In order to assure that all students have an equal opportunity to a
> college education. We have been developing a set of web accessibility
> guidelines to be used by the Santa Rosa Junior College District.
> By combining the W3c guidelines with others that we have found, along
> with lots of Bobby and JAWS testing. I think we have come up with a
> workable set. The hope is that our product is easy enough for beginning
> web page designers to understand and use without requiring extensive
> research on their part.
> Please note that this is a work in progress. Any input you have to offer
> is appreciated. I have been receiving postings to this group since
> mid-March and have learned a lot from all of you, thanks a lot.
> 
> http://www.santarosa.edu/access/www/checklist/
> --
> 
> Thanks:
> Terry Hammon
> http://home.pacbell.net/thammon
> http://members.xoom.com/thammon

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