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Re: Web Accessibility Visualization Tool updated

From: Brian Kelly <webfocus@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 20:50:41 +0200
Message-ID: <a61176f505033010501ae02fb0@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Cc: W3C WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi Jon
   The last time I spend time and effort in checking one of your tools
(the Illinois Accessible Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office) I
was very disappointed when the final version came out that it was a
licensed product.  I had assumed that the software would be freely
available, and ideally open source.  I feel that you (your
organisation, not you personnally) got my effort under false
   SO, to avoid possible confusion  this time, can you clarify the
licesing position for this software.


Brian Kelly

On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 08:10:28 -0600, Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu> wrote:
> The students have updated the beta version of the Web
> Accessibility Visualization Tool.  The changes are listed
> below.  Please try out the tool and provide feedback to me or
> through the comments link on the left hand navigation bar.
> The students only will be working on the project for about 6
> more weeks, so feedback right now is critical.  Thanks.
> http://devserv.rehab.uiuc.edu/accwebsim/beta/
> Changes since last version:
> 1. Redesigned the interface to fit inside the browser window,
> without scroll bars.
> 2. Moved "About . . . Visualization" to the right side of the
> screen, to save on vertical space.
> 3. Added a link to "Open Visualization", which allows the user
> to jump  inside the IFRAME and navigate a website by clicking
> on links.  This was present before, but it didn't quite work
> right.
> 4. Cleaned up Lists and Headers so that more pages render
> correctly.  Also, removed JavaScipt in these visualizations
> since some sites use JavaScript to insert Ads into the web page.
> 5. Several other invisible changes and bugfixes.
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
> Director of IT Accessibility Services
> Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
> and
> Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
> Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES)
> Voice: (217) 244-5870
> Fax: (217) 333-0248
> E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
> WWW: http://cita.rehab.uiuc.edu/
> WWW: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/jongund/www/

Brian Kelly
UK Web Focus
University of Bath
Received on Wednesday, 30 March 2005 18:50:45 UTC

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