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WAI resources on Web accessibility evaluation tools (was Re: Site Checker)

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 23:37:26 +0200
Message-ID: <48D2CA16.7050302@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi,

Guidance on selecting Web accessibility evaluation tools:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/selectingtools>

Sortable list of 120+ Web accessibility evaluation tools:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/>

Note: you can subscribe to an RSS feed with updates to this list, or 
send updated information about Web accessibility evaluation tools (see 
"About this Tools List" section towards the end of the overview page).


David Woolley wrote:
> It's important to understand that these tools should not be used without 
> a human.  Maybe half of accessibility checking can only be done by 
> humans, and there may be circumstances where even the mechanical rules 
> need to be overridden.


Best,
   Shadi

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
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