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Re: Assistive Technology Detection

From: Joseph Yang <joesaiyang@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:44:38 -0800
Message-ID: <CAB9Y1++Sr-bLj_6mYC87f=xeGnJ1Q+tAmzKyRrARuAeMCb1Vgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
In my opinion, I find that Bootstrap has tried to be the most accessible
css framework. Are there any other css frameworks that can streamline
productivity and accessibility better?

On Jan 30, 2018 3:05 PM, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> On 30/01/2018 22:39, Sean Murphy (seanmmur) wrote:
>> The point I was making. If someone builds a web site using NodeJS,
>> BootStrap or simular technology. Then accessibility is going to be a major
>> headache for the developers with extra unrequired work to find solutions in
>> relation to accesisbility. Focus must be placed on these type of
>> development tools to have accessibility baked within the tool environment
>> to improve software. As some of the tech articles I have read indicates
>> this is going to become the norm, rather than the exception. Some of the
>> newer tools out there are going to be even less code base focus. Therefore
>> the author (developer) of the web site might not necessarily have deep
>> coding skills.
> For clarity, I'd suggest using the term "frameworks" or "libraries" here
> for Bootstrap and co, rather than "development tools" or "tool
> environments".
> And yes - as most/all of these frameworks/libraries are open source,
> there's great value in focusing on improving these, in a variety of ways,
> depending on individual time/skill levels:
> - file good issues/bugs, with clear reduced test cases etc., showing where
> the output of these frameworks/libraries is inaccessible
> - suggest how the output could/should look like (i.e. rather than simply
> stating something doesn't work and needs to be fixed, actually give a clear
> example of what the output code should actually look like)
> - make actual code contributions/pull requests that fix the issue
> For my sins, I've been spending some time with Bootstrap over the years.
> While not perfect, we've managed to make quite a few changes for the better
> (and always happy to see any contributions as per the above).
> P
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