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Re: an online content accessability checking service

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 17:16:37 -0500
Message-ID: <3978CBC5.E4AD8889@w3.org>
To: "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
CC: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org, www-validator@w3.org
"Leonard R. Kasday" wrote:
> 
> I tried it with
> http://www.att.com
> 
> and got back a page at address
> 
> http://cgi.w3.org/javascript/showdate.js
> 
> which said
> 
> Sorry, Not Found.
> 
> The URL path in your request doesn't match anything we have available

Try turning off scripts. The tidy service doesn't
rewrite relative URI references or put in a <base>
or anything, so if you actually try to browse
what you get back, it might not work.

But if you just feed the tidy'd output to the WAI
checker, it works:

http://www.w3.org/2000/06/webdata/xslt?xslfile=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2F07%2Feval43%2Fwai-report.xsl&xmlfile=http%3A%2F%2Fcgi.w3.org%2Fcgi-bin%2Ftidy%3FdocAddr%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.att.com

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 1 

(1.1) An input element should have some descriptive text: an alt or
longdesc attribute. () 
     <input type="text" size="27" maxlength="200" name="keyword"
     value="">...</> 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 2 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 3 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 4 

(4.3) The primary language of a document should be identified. () 
     <html>...</> 

(4.3) The primary language of a document should be identified. () 
     <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#000000" link="#000000"
     vlink="#0000FF" alink="#0000FF">...</> 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 5 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table width="600" border="0" cellspacing="0"
     cellpadding="0">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table width="600" border="0" cellspacing="0"
     cellpadding="0">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" width="145" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="left" width="455" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td align="left" valign="top" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td align="left" valign="top" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td align="right" valign="middle" colspan="2"
     rowspan="1">...</> 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
     bgcolor="#006699" width="100%">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
     bgcolor="#006699" width="100%">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="middle" align="right" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table bgcolor="#006699" border="0" cellspacing="0"
     cellpadding="2">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table bgcolor="#006699" border="0" cellspacing="0"
     cellpadding="2">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="middle" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td colspan="2" rowspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="8" border="0">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="8" border="0">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="center" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.1) A table should have a caption () 
     <table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" border="0"
     bgcolor="#CFE4EE" width="100%">...</> 

(5.5) A table should have a summary attribute () 
     <table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" border="0"
     bgcolor="#CFE4EE" width="100%">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td colspan="2" rowspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td colspan="2" bgcolor="#ffffff" rowspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td colspan="2" rowspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td valign="top" align="right" width="10" rowspan="1"
     colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td rowspan="1" colspan="1">...</> 

(5.2) Table data should identify its scope, headers, axis in attributes.
() 
     <td align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="1">...</> 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 6 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 7 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline ? 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Guideline 12 

> 
> Len
> 
> At 02:58 PM 7/21/00 -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
> >The WAI schematron thingy is pretty interesting,
> >and today I was dealing with a collaborator
> >whose page is just unacceptably inaccessable,
> >and I wanted to point them to WAI validator.
> >I wasn't really happy with the output of Bobby,
> >and I didn't see much else in the way of
> >online services, so I took Rick J's WAI/schematron
> >stuff and made it into a forms-based service:
> >
> >         A Web Content Accessibility Checking Service (ALPHA)
> >         http://www.w3.org/2000/07/eval43/
> >         $Revision: 1.7 $ of $Date: 2000/07/21 19:56:51 $ by $Author:
> > connolly $
> >
> >It needs work... the WAI schematron stuff isn't really
> >complete. But it's at a point where I think other
> >folks could benefit from it. Share and enjoy.
> >

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Friday, 21 July 2000 18:16:46 GMT

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