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Re: evaluation & repair tool in Linux

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 15:59:20 +0200
Message-ID: <3EB7BFB8.3030404@sidar.org>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
CC: Catherine Roy <c.roy@camo.qc.ca>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

More good news: It does indeed work under linux, and according to the 
good folks at Rainbow it will be available very soon (hopefully within a 
week) - source code, application, and a report from the students who 
adapted it to do the interview stuff with EARL (in french, which is fine 
for Catherine, but I will translate it into english as I get time...)



Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> Catherine,
> The good news:
> there is a tool written in Java that is open source, and now includes 
> the ability to add interview questions such as whether a particular 
> alt or longdesc really does match the image it is used for, and store 
> the results for future testing. (This functionality is a demo, 
> developed as a student project - but I am hoping that like the tool as 
> a whole it can be further developed).
> The neutral? news:
> The tool comes from the Rainbow lab at ESSI in France, although the 
> interface is written in english.
> The bad news:
> I don't think it is available at the moment due to an administrative 
> problem. I am trying to get this resolved as fast as possible. I don't 
> know if it works in Linux, but being Java it should. I doubt the 
> interface was designed for accessibility. But I could be wrong.
> Cheers
> Chaals
> Catherine Roy wrote:
>> Greetings all,
>> I am looking for an Web site accessibility evaluation & repair tool in
>> Linux.  Does anyone know of such a tool ?  I'm looking for something 
>> free as
>> this is for an organisation that has pratically no money.  Thanks,
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