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Re: Frames and accessibility: opinions please

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 21:11:39 -0400 (EDT)
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0204252108510.26416-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Nick Kew wrote:

what I meant was "give me the URL of a site you think is well done or
exemplifies what you are discussing.
  I run Lynx on linux.   it is a very basic system that is generally
accepted as the basic accessible system (as per sec 508) that needs to
provided access.


> On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Access Systems wrote:
> > On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Nick Kew wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm still interested in feedback on how the accessibility proxy deals
> > > with frames.
> >
> > send me a URL of something you think works, I run a minimum standard
> > accessible system and can give it a tough test, wish I was smart enough to
> > solve the problems
> As discussed in
> <URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2002AprJun/0094.html>
> <URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2002AprJun/0140.html>
> There is now also a single-page description at
> <URL:http://valet.webthing.com:8000/index.html>
> When you say give it a tough test, do you mean you have some standard
> test cases, or just that you're an unforgiving critic?
> The accessibility proxy is still experimental work-in-progress (I only
> started hacking on it this week!), but Frames linearisation is a
> flagship capability that has worked well in my (few) testcases.
> So there are really two things to look at: the fundamental one is
> whether what it's doing makes sense; the practical one is to let me
> know when you find a URL that breaks it (and there are certainly some).
> Most interesting is to combine the two: find URLs where the software
> works as-designed but does nothing (or worse) for accessibility.
> Those are the ones I really need to tackle!

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