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Re: Accessible content management system

From: Andy Heath <w3@axelrod.plus.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:36:57 +0100
Message-ID: <4E3C0E19.30006@axelrod.plus.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Terry et. al.,

> Yes I've read some of the commitment statements on Drupal and it all
> sounds good but one only has to run it through just one of the major
> accessibility tools available to find that their pages return 136
> errors. Their html doesnt validate either. Would you call that a serious
> commitment? You can see why I'm cynical. Expressing commitment is not
> quite the same as delivering.

I would suggest you join the drupal accessibility group Terry where I 
believe you will see the very hard work that is being put in to make 
that commitment work on the ground in Drupal 8. Commitment expresses an 
intention to make it work rather than "it works now" - and my brief 
conversations with that group lead me to believe they will achieve it 
(as much as any CMS can be accessible to every person - one size never 
can fit all and many problems on how to address *that* remain to be solved).

Andy Heath
Received on Friday, 5 August 2011 15:37:29 GMT

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