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Re: ATAG testing

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex.ru>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:19:33 +0200
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On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:21:37 +0200, Sean Murphy (seanmmur)  
<seanmmur@cisco.com> wrote:
> This is a general query and would like to know if any CMS platform  
> follows the ATAG 2.0 standard? >What is the awareness of this standard  
> in the development world and the general community? Thus far I >don’t  
> see much discussion on this standard and haven’t seen many CMS platforms  
> that follow it. Does >anyone use the standard for testing?

Joe Dolson has explicitly tested WordPress against it. He gave a  
presentation on his results at Accessing Higher Ground last year -  
roughly: there's work to do but it isn't a complete mess.

I have done occasional testing with it too. It's a big job for a  
moderately complex bit of software - you need to know WCAG backwards or it  
takes forever looking things up, and knowing the software reasonably well  
is important.

I know of others over the years who have done this sort of thing. But  
sadly few people ask about it, and without demand, supply tends not to  


Chaals is Charles McCathie Nevile
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