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Re: Web Accessibility Visualization Tool updated

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 13:36:13 -0600
To: Brian Kelly <webfocus@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <e23bea31.e54bd54c.9078400@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

Right now it is just a student project, if you want help the
students thats great, if not then ignore the request.

Jon


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 20:50:41 +0200
>From: Brian Kelly <webfocus@gmail.com>  
>Subject: Re: Web Accessibility Visualization Tool updated  
>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
>pretences.
>   SO, to avoid possible confusion  this time, can you
clarify the
>licesing position for this software.
>
>Thanks
>
>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
>UKOLN
>University of Bath


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/
Received on Wednesday, 30 March 2005 19:36:16 GMT

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