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Re: Authoring Tools (V4)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 09:26:33 -0500 (EST)
To: <Andrew.Arch@visionaustralia.org.au>
cc: <jbrewer@w3.org>, EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0201280925060.10008-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Fri, 25 Jan 2002 Andrew.Arch@visionaustralia.org.au wrote:

  Selecting and using Authoring Tools

        Selecting new or replacement software:
           extra question - Can a suite of tools be established to provide
  the accessibility that the prefered authoring tool lacks?

The tools listed as repair tools atthe ER group's page for such things
http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/existingtools.html would be a starting point. That
group was initially created with a charter that included producing such a
suite, as I recall, but there isn't a complete suite yet.



        Working around limitation of existing tools
           Do we need to include a point about 'correcting accessibility
  issues' as part of hte last point?
             3. "... in conjunction with a caption ..."
             4a. "print media (...)" -> "print media (pagemaker, quark
  express, acrobat)"
             4b. "rich media (...)" -> "rich media (flash, director)"
             4c. "presentation formats" -> "presentations"
             6/7. dtd & css tools - should we point to any?
             8 - what about the WAVE  for checking?

  Cheers,  Andrew
  Dr Andrew Arch
  Manager, Internet Product Development
  Vision Australia Foundation
  Ph 613 9864 9222; Fax 613 9864 9210
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  W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

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