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RE: Accessible On Line Chat Application

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 12:43:38 -0500
To: "Tipton, William" <bill.tipton@hp.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <c3b75b7f.5166e79c.81cb300@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

William,
It only works with IRC chats and to my understanding is that
IRC chats are very inscure.

Jon

---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 09:09:57 -0700
>From: "Tipton, William" <bill.tipton@hp.com>  
>Subject: RE: Accessible On Line Chat Application  
>To: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>
>Hi John,
>
>Would that application you described work if my chat tool
needs a secure
>connection with a specified port?
>I currently use Jabber and it is not that accessible.
>http://www.jabber.com/index.cgi
>It works like Julian described. It is cumbersome for me to
use with
>Jaws.
>
>If you know of a chat tool that is accessible and also allows
secure
>connections to the specified server I would be interested as
well.
>
>Thanks for your help.
>
>Bill
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
[mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Jon Gunderson
>Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 5:59 AM
>To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Accessible On Line Chat Application
>
>
>
>Julian,
>University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign has developed a web
>based interface to the IRC chat system.  You are free to try
>it and let me know what you think.
>
>http://www.disability.uiuc.edu/tic/
>
>Features
>1. All HTML interface, noframes
>2. Manual or automatic updating of messages
>3. Accesskeys to form controls
>4. Use of headers to indicate new and old messages
>
>Jon
>
>
>---- Original message ----
>>Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 13:30:13 +0100
>>From: Julian Voelcker <asp@tvw.net>  
>>Subject: Accessible On Line Chat Application  
>>To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>>
>>
>>Have any of you come across a good implementation of an
>online chat 
>>system that is also accessible?
>>
>>I have come across several that are Java/Flash based and in
>the past 
>>have made something in ASP that launched in a new window and
>used 
>>frames to provide the standard layout showing the messages in
>the top 
>>screen that refreshed using the META refresh tag every 5
>seconds and 
>>then providing a screen below it for entering new messages.
>>
>>I know I could probably rehash what I have done in the past
>and make it 
>>reasonably accessible, but would be interested to know if
>anyone else 
>>has tackled this and what they have ended up doing.
>>
>>Cheers,
>>
>>Julian Voelcker
>>Cirencester, United Kingdom
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>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/
>
>
>


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/
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