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RE: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)

From: Gunderson, Jon R <jongund@illinois.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:23:42 +0000
To: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
CC: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <46739F12637CC94E82F75FF874E4A14703DBC35C@CITESMBX4.ad.uillinois.edu>
Shadi,

I agree with Phil landmarks should be considered prime time.

We use them on the new disability web site at Illinois:

http://www.disability.illinois.edu/

The OpenAjax Alliance is building rules to support use of landmarks:
http://www.openajax.org/member/wiki/WCAG_2.0_Principle_2_Operable_Rules#Requirement_2.4.1_Bypass_Blocks

http://www.openajax.org/member/wiki/WCAG_2.0_Principle_2_Operable_Rules#Requirement_2.4.5_Multiple_Ways

http://www.openajax.org/member/wiki/WCAG_2.0_Principle_2_Operable_Rules#Requirement_2.4.6_Headings_and_Labels

Jon


From: Phill Jenkins [mailto:pjenkins@us.ibm.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 8:20 AM
To: Shadi Abou-Zahra
Cc: Gunderson, Jon R; WAI Interest Group
Subject: Re: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)

Now is the perfect time to implement ARIA landmarks.  They are supported by Firefox and IE and screen readers.  We shouldn't have to wait for a final spec, at least not for items that have no issues
.
Regards,
Phill Jenkins,
IBM Research - Human Ability & Accessibility Center




From:        Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org<mailto:shadi@w3.org>>
To:        "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu<mailto:jongund@illinois.edu>>
Cc:        WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org<mailto:w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>>
Date:        11/16/2011 01:11 AM
Subject:        Re: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
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Dear Jon,

Including WAI-ARIA examples is certainly something we would like to do
once the specification is out of its current draft status.

Best,
  Shadi


On 15.11.2011 23:23, Gunderson, Jon R wrote:
> Shawn,
>
> In the "after" code I do not see any ARIA landmark code, is there suppose to be ARIA landmarks in the example?
>
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/draft/2009/after/home/
>
> Jon
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 2:39 PM
> To: WAI Interest Group
> Subject: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
>
>    We plan to wrap up this version of the Before-After Demo soon. If you have any comments, please send them this week.
>
> Thanks,
> ~Shawn&  Shadi
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:                  Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
> Date:                  Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:19:30 -0500
> From:                  Shawn Henry<shawn@w3.org<mailto:shawn@w3.org>>
> To:                  WAI Interest Group<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org<mailto:w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>>
>
>
>
> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
>
> The W3C WAI Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) invites you to comment on:
>       Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/
>
> BAD shows an inaccessible website and a retrofitted version of the same website with the accessibility barriers fixed. BAD has in-line notes ("annotations") for you to get more information. It also includes evaluation reports that list the accessibility problems for each page.
>
> BAD is useful for presentations, for learning about specific web accessibility barriers and their implications, and as an example of conformance evaluation reports.
>
> We would like to know how this updated WAI resource works for you and how we can improve it. (Adding video, scripting, and WAI-ARIA are already on the list of enhancements that we would like to implement in BAD.) Please send comments to the publicly-archived list:
>       wai-eo-editors@w3.org<mailto:wai-eo-editors@w3.org>
>
> Background: BAD was first developed with support of the EC-funded WAI-TIES Project. It was updated for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and to better cover accessibility issues of older users as part of the EC-funded WAI-AGE Project. Information on these past projects is available at:
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/TIES/
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/WAI-AGE/
>
> Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your comments.
>
> Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.
> Short URI to this archived e-mail: http://bit.ly/bad1110
>
> Regards,
> ~Shawn Lawton Henry, EOWG Chair
> and Shadi Abou-Zahra, BAD Task Force facilitator
>
>
>
>
> -----
> Shawn Lawton Henry
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> e-mail: shawn@w3.org<mailto:shawn@w3.org>
> phone: +1.617.395.7664
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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