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Re: accessibility of new web services

From: Gian Sampson-Wild <Gian.Sampson-Wild@its.monash.edu.au>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 22:49:14 +1000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <f4fbb4bf32c9.32c9f4fbb4bf@monash.edu.au>

Hi Roger
Flickr is a good example of technology that sometimes is accessible and
sometimes isn't. If you're interested I can send you a document about it
[off-list]
Cheers,
Gian

----- Original Message -----
From: Roger Hudson <rhudson@usability.com.au>
Date: Sunday, June 10, 2007 9:57 am
Subject: accessibility of new web services
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Hi
> 
> 
> 
> I am currently looking at the accessibility implications of some of 
> the more
> recent web applications and tools. My general theme is that, while 
> it is
> great to push the boundaries and try new ideas, we must also be 
> mindful of
> the needs of people who rely on assistive technologies to access these
> services. For example, I know that the CAPTCHA on Twitter causes 
> problemsfor some web users.
> 
> 
> 
> I am really interested in things like blogs, microformats, social
> bookmaking, AJAX etc. Can anyone suggest any sites or examples that 
> might be
> useful?
> 
> 
> 
> Many thanks
> 
> Roger
> 
> 
> 
> 
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