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Re: HTML comment list, Bugzilla, and the accessbilty task force

From: Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 09:34:15 +0000
Message-ID: <e2a28a921003190234u69c3b5bes5ba102af2a956c97@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Apologies to all for the tone of my email; it was unnecessary.



On 19 March 2010 01:53, Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com> wrote:
> On 19 March 2010 00:53, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Sam and I agree that the barrier to entry is NOT very high to using Bugzilla.  If anybody as a real problem accessing Bugzilla, we suggest that they email the chairs, and copy the list, with clear instructions like "please open a bugzilla entry on my behalf with the following description: ..."
> There I was thinking that, "Listbox, unspecified" was a bit ambiguous,
> when all the time it was perfectly accessible. The same for all the
> "colon combo box" announcements I hear when I try to use Bugzilla.
> It's strange that there's nothing in WCAG 2.0 that suggests people may
> write to you in the hope you will do things on their behalf, being
> considered equivalent access; maybe they never thought of it? I
> thought Bugzilla was very inaccessible, but it's reassuring that you
> and Sam don't consider the barrier to be very high. I take it you
> didn't come to that conclusion using assistive technologies or
> assessing Bugzilla against WCAG 2.0. I hope I can trust the person
> that's going to do things on my behalf with my banking.
> Gez
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