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Re: Legal Guidelines

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 09:04:47 -0700
Message-Id: <a04310108b538a145eab5@[]>
To: "Kathleen Anderson" <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Michael W Baker" <Michael.W.Baker@grc.nasa.gov>
At 11:58 AM -0400 5/05/2000, Kathleen Anderson wrote:
>Hi Michael:
>The answer to your third question is 'yes', FrontPage does produce 
>pages that are not compliant with accessibility guidelines.
>Two examples:
>it does not include DOCTYPE at the beginning of your pages, and it 
>does not add alt text (or even 'suggest' that you should) when you 
>place an image on your page.

The first example would be a priority 2 violation under WCAG, and
lack of ALT text is a priority 1 under WCAG.  However, we should
probably judge FrontPage by the Authoring Tool Accessibility
Guidelines...and I can't remember if anyone's done a review of
FP yet.

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Received on Friday, 5 May 2000 12:13:35 UTC

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