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Re: Fwd: Avalon?

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 10:04:54 -0400 (EDT)
To: Madeleine Rothberg <madeleine_rothberg@wgbh.org>
cc: Post WAI list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0504271003530.1873@smart.net>

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Madeleine Rothberg wrote:

how can this possibly meet the W3C/WAI guidelines or most countries
accessibility laws which prohibit vendor specific guidelines or rules.

Bob



>
> Microsoft spoke about this at CSUN, and a brief item appears in the
> proceedings:
> http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2005/proceedings/2428.htm
>
> I didn't hear the word Avalon, but I did hear "UI Automation." Except
> that when you say it fast it comes out as "UI-tomation." I don't see
> anything on the Microsoft website, but a quick google shows they are
> talking about it at various conferences.
>
> The word is, there will be no more screen scraping. No more hacking the
> interface to dig out clues. All info will come through UI Automation,
> and it will be so valuable for automated testing that developers will
> want to use it.
>
> -Madeleine
>
> On Apr 27, 2005, at 3:38 AM, Pawson, David wrote:
>
> >
> > Anyone any further info on this?
> >
> > http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AvalonAutomationAndAccessibility.aspx
> >
> > Avalon UI Automation is the replacement for MSAA and it is being built
> > by the Accessibility team at MS.
> >
> > Seems half rumour, half information.
> >
> > Regards DaveP.
>
>

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