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Re: Broken Links on W3C Evaluation Tools Page

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 08:24:46 +0100
Message-ID: <50EA783E.90309@w3.org>
To: Clint Garwood <cgarwood@uw.edu>
CC: wai-eo-editors@w3.org, wai@w3.org
Dear Clint,

Thank you very much for this contribution!

We expect to update this list in an overhauled design later this year 
and your contribution will be useful to this effort. Thank you.

For your information, updated information and information about new 
tools have been submitted but not yet reflected in the list. These are 
archived here, in case it is helpful to your research work:
  - <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-ert-tools/>

Many thanks,
   Shadi


On 7.1.2013 02:22, Clint Garwood wrote:
> Dear Shadi (shadi@w3.org),
>
> Regarding Broken Links on the W3C WAI Page:
> Complete List of Web Accessibility and Evaluation Tools
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/complete
>
> I am a student at University of Washington (Seattle) working on a
> Certificate in Website Programming and Design. As part of an assignment for
> class ITA-340A we are asked to review the Accessibility Tools listed on the
> page referenced above. During this review many (28 resources) have been
> identified as either being no longer available or otherwise have broken or
> redirected links included with their descriptions.
>
> In order to assist you in your efforts to help facilitate access to these
> tools, I am submitting with this email a list of the resources that have
> broken links (see below); as well as suggestions for replacement links
> where an updated resource is available.
>
> Each item listed below is already included on the W3C Tools page and
> includes: 1) The name of the broken resource; 2) The current
> existing/broken URL; 3) The status of the current link (or reason it is
> included); 4) A suggested replacement URL (or removal - where no
> active/current replacement can be found).
>
> No new resources are being suggested.
>
> Thank you for your hard work and determination to provide rich and
> meaningful online accessibility. I hope this information and submission is
> helpful in your work. Please let me know if I may be of assistance to you
> in any future projects with the W3C.
>
> Sincerely yours,
>
> Clint Garwood
> Student of University of Washington
> cgarwood@uw.edu
>
> * * *
>
> Broken Links Summary for the W3C WAI page:
> Complete List of Web Accessibility and Evaluation Tools
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/complete
>
>
> Name:  ART Guide (version 1.1)
> Broken Link:  http://www.ubaccess.com/artguide.html
> Current URL Status: Redirects to Spam Blog
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  ART Simulator (version 1.1)
> Broken Link:  http://www.ubaccess.com/artsimulator.html
> Current URL Status: Redirects to Spam Blog
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  Colorfield Insight
> Broken Link:  http://www.colorfield.com/insight/index.html
> Current URL Status: Server Does Not Exist
> URL replacement suggestion:
> http://download.cnet.com/Colorfield-Insight/3000-2193_4-6504.html
>
>
> Name:  Colour Blindness Check
> Broken Link:  http://www.q42.nl/demos/colorblindnesssimulator/
> Current URL Status: Resource has moved
> URL replacement suggestion:
> http://blog.q42.nl/post/21023462070/color-blindness-check
>
>
> Name:  com tab (version 1.5)
> Broken Link:  http://people.aapt.net.au/~lpsparrow/comtab/
> Current URL Status: Server Does Not Exist
> URL replacement suggestion:
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/com-tab/?src=userprofile
>
>
> Name:  Contrast Checker (version 1.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.q42.nl/demos/contrastcheck/
> Current URL Status: Resource is Missing
> URL replacement suggestion:  no suggestion
>
>
> Name:  Deque Ramp Ascend (version 5.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.deque.com/products/ramp.html
> Current URL Status: Resource has moved/rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.deque.com/products/ramp
>
>
> Name:  Deque Ramp Grade (version 5.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.deque.com/products/ramp.html
> Current URL Status: Resource has moved/rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.deque.com/products/ramp
>
>
> Name:  Deque Ramp Personal Edition (version 5.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.deque.com/products/
> Current URL Status: Resource has moved/rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.deque.com/products/ramp
>
>
> Name:  Doctor HTML (version v6.1)
> Broken Link:  http://www2.imagiware.com/RxHTML/
> Current URL Status: Server Does Not Exist
> URL replacement suggestion:  no suggestion
>
>
> Name:  drempelvrij.nl toolbar (version 1.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.drempelvrij.nl/drempelvrij-toolbar
> Current URL Status: Site Message: The drempelvrij.nl toolbar is outdated.
> Therefore, this unfortunately is no longer available.
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  Flicker Rate Test for Gif Images (version 1)
> Broken Link:  http://tools.webaccessibile.org/test/check.aspx
> Current URL Status: Resource is Unavailable  A discussion on the resource
> is available here:
> http://webaccessibile.org/articoli/un-validatore-per-le-gif-animate/
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  Hi-Caption Studio (version 8.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.hisoftware.com/products/Hi-Caption.aspx
> Current URL Status: Site Message Thank you for your interest in Hi-Caption.
> As of February 16, 2010, HiSoftware no longer sells or supports Hi-Caption.
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  Illinois Accessible Web Publishing Wizard (version 2.1)
> Broken Link:  http://www.virtual508.comsoftware/office/
> Current URL Status: Site is Unsupported/For Sale
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.virtual508.com/
>
>
> Name:  InFocus Desktop (version 4.2.2)
> Broken Link:  https://www.ssbtechnologies.com/
> Current URL Status: Website Security Warnings
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  InFocus Enterprise (version 1.2.2)
> Broken Link:
> https://www.ssbtechnologies.com/products/infocus/enterprise.html
> Current URL Status: Website Security Warnings
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  Kontrasttest
> Broken Link:  http://espacomulherancestral.com/acms.htm?h=1069139
> Current URL Status: Site leads to Massage Services Blog
> URL replacement suggestion:
> http://snook.ca/technical/colour_contrast/colour.html
>
>
> Name:  Lift For Dreamweaver (version 2.1)
> Broken Link:
> http://www.usablenet.com/products_services/lift_dw/lift_dw.html
> Current URL Status: Product has rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.usablenet.com/assistive.html
>
>
> Name:  Lift For Front Page (version 1.1.2)
> Broken Link:  http://www.usablenet.com/products_services/lfp/lfp.html
> Current URL Status: Product has rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.usablenet.com/assistive.html
>
>
> Name:  Lift Online
> Broken Link:
> http://www.usablenet.com/products_services/lift_online/lift_online.html
> Current URL Status: Product has rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.usablenet.com/assistive.html
>
>
> Name:  Text Transcoder
> Broken Link:
> http://www.usablenet.com/products_services/text_transcoder/text_transcoder.html
> Current URL Status: Product has rebranded
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.usablenet.com/assistive.html
>
>
> Name:  Lynx Simulator (version 1.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.infoaxia.com/apps/pub/lynxsimulator/
> Current URL Status: Resource may be unavailable or may not  exist: Other
> Accessibility resources are listed on EN page
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.paciellogroup.com/node/18
>
>
> Name:  Ocawa (version 2)
> Broken Link:  http://www.ocawa.com/Home_7_en/top-accessible_26.htm
> Current URL Status: Resource has Moved
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://www.ocawa.com/
>
>
> Name:  Reading Level Calculator
> Broken Link:  http://www.linda-andrews.com/readability_tool.htm
> Current URL Status: Server Does Not Exist: Contacted Linda Andrews via
> Facebook and she responds that the resource is no longer available.
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  SWAP (version 1.1)
> Broken Link:  http://www.ubaccess.com/swap.html
> Current URL Status: Redirects to Spam Blog
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  TAW with a click (version 0.9.3)
> Broken Link:
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/?id=1158&application=firefox
> Current URL Status: Resource Has been Moved
> URL replacement suggestion:
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/taw3-with-a-click/?src=search
>
>
> Name:  Torquemada (version 2.0)
> Broken Link:  http://www.webxtutti.it/testa.htm
> Current URL Status: Server Does Not Exist
> URL replacement suggestion:  remove
>
>
> Name:  WebXACT (version 4.0)
> Broken Link:  http://webxact.watchfire.com/
> Current URL Status: Subdomain Server Does Not Exist
> URL replacement suggestion:  http://watchfire.com/
>
>
> * * *
>

-- 
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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