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Re: Manual validation

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 22:03:09 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200209222103.g8ML39G00417@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Many of the guidelines, checklists, and validation tools mention
> that you should not only validate by using an automated tool,
> but also using manual validation by people with disabilities.

There are two issues here. One is the need for manual validation,
and the other who should do it.

It is impossible to automatically validate for accessibility, so 
manual validation is always needed.

People with disabilities are likely to understand specific issues
better than those without.
Received on Sunday, 22 September 2002 17:04:59 UTC

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