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RE:MOSS 2007 AKS (was What's up with Cynthia Says?)

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:27:29 -0400 (EDT)
To: Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>
cc: Robert Yonaitis <ryonaitis@hisoftware.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0804221026180.2638@fzneg.arg>


this is apparently a limited solution since it appears to only work in
Windows and not other operating systems,   remember access is required
to be platform independent and must operate on all operating systems
to be compliant....

Bob

On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, Harry Loots wrote:

>
> Robert
> while we have your ear:
>
> HiSoft's MOSS 2007 AKS
>
> HiSoftware has joined efforts with Microsoft to create the Accessibility Kit
> for SharePoint or AKS ... provides a basic solution for accessibility.
>
> What is meant by 'basic solution'? does the kit provide a WCAG Level Double-A
> compliant MOSS?
>
> ... AKS significantly reduces the time, knowledge, and effort required to
> implement a SharePoint-based Web site that conforms to the World Wide Web
> Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Priority 1 and 2
> checkpoints, which are collectively known as WCAG 1.0 AA.
>
> what is meant by 'significantly reduces'? Does it mean that it will clean up
> code? block code? or simply make the developer aware allowing them to make
> changes?
>
> In fact, i'd be very interested to find out how AKS can clear MOSS 2007 which
> appears to be a load of crud when it comes to trying to make it produce
> compliant webpages.
>
> Regards
> Harry
>
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> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: "Robert Yonaitis" <ryonaitis@hisoftware.com>
> To: "Marjolein Katsma" <iamback4now@yahoo.com>, "Johannes Egger"
> <johannes.egger@tigerlair.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 13:17:58 -0400
> Subject: RE: What's up with Cynthia Says?
>
> > Hello All:
> >
> > CynthiaSays should be all set. Give it a whirl. As per some
> > suggestions we have added a support email address on the report and
> > on the main page. Other suggestions have been sent on to the team
> > that deals with web site design and communications. As always thank
> > you to this group and its members for feedback, support, and the
> > occasional heads up like this. Community support like this improves
> > the service.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Rob Yonaitis
> > CTO
> > HiSoftware, Inc.
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