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RE: HandiCapZero

From: Simon White <simon.white@jkd.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 16:20:53 +0100
Message-ID: <FDFC0668A850D246BC4231715D94904E0CDCB5@uranus.jkd.co.uk>
To: "Access Systems" <accessys@smart.net>
Cc: "David Sloan" <DSloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Just noticed that I forgot the link. Oops, one of those days...


It's long so you may need to cut and paste (sorry if I just told you all to suck eggs, no offence meant)



-----Original Message-----
From: Access Systems [mailto:accessys@smart.net]
Sent: 03 July 2002 16:12
To: Simon White
Cc: David Sloan; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: RE: HandiCapZero

On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Simon White wrote:

it doesn't work in tin 


> I just registered...
> Here is the URL that I have set up with a certain set of preferences. The site does not require anyone to hand over an email address, you just have to create a nickname and password so that you can access the site each time with your visual parameters. The site does, however, rely on JavaScript to do this. However, I have just accessed the site in Lynx without having to enter any information, although there are some areas that could be improved...
> May I suggest that everyone tries this out to see if it does what it says on the tin, so to speak.
> Thanks David, this looks interesting.
> Kind regards to all
> Simon
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Sloan [mailto:DSloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk]
> Sent: 03 July 2002 15:50
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: HandiCapZero
> The World Cup in Korea/Japan has now finished, but looking at the home page
> of the official World Cup web site [1] today I noticed a link to 'Access for
> the Visually Impaired'. 
> This takes users to a new site [2] run by an organisation called
> HandicapZero which appears to allow access to the World Cup site via some
> transformation software named 'Confort de Lecture' which I guess presents
> content in 'accessible' form. To access this requires a JavaScript enabled
> browser. It required registering so I didn't go any further.
> Does anyone have experience of using HandicapZero's accessibility
> transformation service, or does anyone have details on how it works, and how
> successful it is? 
> How does it compare to other web-based services which transform third party
> web content, such as JustVanilla [3]?
> Cheers,
> David  
> Reference URLs:
> [1] http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com
> [2]
> http://www.handicapzero.org/services/fifa/coupe_du_monde_2002.shtml?part=7&l
> ang=en
> [3] http://www.justvanilla.com
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