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Re: Plone CMS improvement ideas: please support accessibility

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 16:33:29 -0400 (EDT)
To: cstrobbe <Christophe.Strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0907021633001.9687@fzneg.arg>

thanks

there is at least 1 more vote that was prevented from being cast.

Bob


On Thu, 2 Jul 2009, cstrobbe wrote:

>
>
> Quoting "Accessys@smart.net" <accessys@smart.net>:
> >
> > would be a lot easier to vote if the *#@% were accessible and WAI
> > compliant.  requires javascript to vote.   can read it fine, just
> > can't vote
>
> I'm afraid I hadn't checked the accessibility of the system.
> When I find the time, I will contact http://UserVoice.com/ with the
> advice from http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/responding/ (draft!).
>
> I also noticed that the votes for accessibility have more than doubled
> (currently 60 votes)!
>
> Best regards,
>
> Christophe Strobbe
>
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 2 Jul 2009, Christophe Strobbe wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Plone CMS has a voting page for improvement ideas at
> > > <http://plone.uservoice.com/pages/20503-plone-improvement-ideas>.
> > >
> > > Accessibility is at rank 13, far behind, for example, SVG support
> > and
> > > calendar improvements.
> > >
> > > Some extra "encouragement" to improve accessibility looks like a
> > good
> > > idea. There are only 9 votes left!
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Christophe Strobbe
> > >
> > >
> > > P.S. Ticket 9298 at <https://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/9298>
> > > requests implementation of WAI-ARIA landmarks. (You need a login
> > to
> > > see the ticket.) The suggestion came from Peter Krantz:
> > >
> >
> <http://www.standards-schmandards.com/2009/wai-aria-landmark-roles-in-cms-themes/>.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Christophe Strobbe
> >
> > -
> > end
>
> --
> Christophe Strobbe
> K.U.Leuven - Departement of Electrical Engineering - Research Group on
> Document Architectures
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