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Re: Eval suite review

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 21:28:57 +0200
Message-ID: <432B1CF9.30304@w3.org>
To: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Cc: wai eo editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>

Hi Sailesh,

Thank you for your suggestions on the Evaluation Suite. I've added your suggestion to consider evaluating content in the context of security applications to the changelog of the "Specific Contexts" document [1].

However, it seems to me your first two points are debatable. Applications provide functions that perform functionality, do they not? Anyway, we will look further into this on the next round of updating later this fall.

[1] <http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/eval/considerations-changelog.html>


Sailesh Panchang wrote:
> Shawn,
> Here are some comments. Pardon the delay.
> Thanks,
> Sailesh
> 1. In Preliminary Reviews: (re-organized)
> Ref:  Web pages with scripts or applications that perform functionality.
> Reword as:??
> Rationale: Applications do not "perform functionality"  but functionality is built into applications
> 2. In Conformance Evaluation of Web Sites for Accessibility (re-organized)
> Ref: Note: Browser extensions and other plug-in evaluation tools (such as...
> provide functionality to help perform many of these manual checks.
> Reword as:
> Browser extensions and other plug-in evaluation tools (such as...
> are able to help perform many of these manual checks.
> Rationale: feel this wording is better
> 3. In Specific Contexts (re-organized)
> Debate on including a section on  accessibility issues relating to content that provides security  for an application. For instance, the accessibility issues  for login  to an online bank or for making electronic purchases or opening an account are peculiar to  such content  and may not be experienced elsewhere in the application. 
> Sailesh Panchang
> Senior Accessibility Engineer
> Deque Systems (www.deque.com)
> 11180 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #400
> Reston VA 21091
> E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
> Tel: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)

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