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Re: Scoring and Dashboards

From: Wayne Dick <wayneedick@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 12:16:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJeQ8SCy_VJoftmV3WtNrv_-pjJTxGmUnM7Z-mRqWR_h5KhyxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Cc: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Do these dashboards use full WCAG 2.most-current?
I am finding a lot of ignoring of reflow. Is this covered?
Best, Wayne

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 9:10 AM John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> During our calls last week, the use-case of monitoring conformance
> dashboards was raised.
> One important need for *on-going score calculation* will be for usage in
> these scenarios. After a bit of research, it appears that many different
> accessibility conformance tools are today offering this
> feature/functionality already.
> Please see:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PgmVS0s8_klxvV2ImZS1GRXHwUgKkoXQ1_y6RBMIZQw/edit?usp=sharing
> ...for examples that I was able to track down. (Note, some examples today
> remain at the page level - for example Google Lighthouse - whereas other
> tools are offering composite or aggregated views of 'sites' of at least
> 'directories' [sic].)
> It is in scenarios like this that I question the 'depreciation' of
> user-testing scores over time (in the same way that new cars depreciate
> when you drive them off the lot, and continue to do so over the life of the
> vehicle).
> Large organizations are going to want up-to-date dashboards, which
> mechanical testing can facilitate quickly, but the more complex and
> labor-intensive tests will be run infrequently over the life-cycle of a
> site or web-content, and I assert that this infrequency will have an impact
> on the 'score': user-test data that is 36 months old will likely be 'dated'
> over that time-period, and in fact may no longer be accurate.
> Our scoring mechanism will need to address that situation.
> JF
> --
> *John Foliot* | Principal Accessibility Strategist | W3C AC Representative
> Deque Systems - Accessibility for Good
> deque.com
> "I made this so long because I did not have time to make it shorter." -
> Pascal
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