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Re: Keyboard Alternatives and Vision Solutions

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce_Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 09:18:21 -0500
Message-ID: <5DCA49BDD2B0D41186CE00508B6BEBD03004F3@wdcrobexc01.ed.gov>
To: "'Terry Hammon'" <terry@keyalt.com>
Cc: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear Terry,
You are to be commended for addressing the accessibility issues with your
site.  It is quite discouraging how many assistive technology oriented
businesses don't bother to ensure that there web catalogs are usable by
people who are blind or have other significant disabilities.
Bobby is good tool, but there are a couple of others I like much better.
(1)  W3C HTML Validation Service -- http://validator.w3.org/
(2)  The Wave  -- http://www.temple.edu/inst_disabilities/piat/wave/
If you ask, folks on this list are often generous enough with their time to
point out exact code fragment problems -- or even re-code whole pages for
you.  Is that the level of detail you are looking for?
Best Wishes!
Bruce Bailey
P.S.  Did you ever do any work with the Oklahoma Assistive Technology
Center?  (Please answer off list on this question!)

Message-Id: <200101180822.f0I8MaM19907@zidane.inria.fr>
From: Terry Hammon <terry@keyalt.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:22:36 +0100
Subject: Keyboard Alternatives and Vision Solutions

I am trying to address accessibility issues for

We sell specialized computer hardware and software for the
disabled and to help prevent computer related injuries.

I have ran it through Bobby. One image (top left) is still
missing an alt tag. Bobby seems to dislike the use of
Blockquotes. The links at the bottom are formatted in a
table and when viewed in a text-only browser do seem to
clump together. If you could find the time to take a look at
the site, I would appreciate any advice for improvement.
Received on Monday, 22 January 2001 09:18:43 UTC

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