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Re: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)

From: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 08:20:20 -0600
To: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF87342A4F.B75CE525-ON8625794A.004E4D69-8625794A.004EC569@us.ibm.com>
Now is the perfect time to implement ARIA landmarks.  They are supported 
by Firefox and IE and screen readers.  We shouldn't have to wait for a 
final spec, at least not for items that have no issues
Phill Jenkins, 
IBM Research - Human Ability & Accessibility Center

From:   Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
To:     "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>
Cc:     WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date:   11/16/2011 01:11 AM
Subject:        Re: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After 
Demonstration (BAD)

Dear Jon,

Including WAI-ARIA examples is certainly something we would like to do 
once the specification is out of its current draft status.


On 15.11.2011 23:23, Gunderson, Jon R wrote:
> Shawn,
> In the "after" code I do not see any ARIA landmark code, is there 
suppose to be ARIA landmarks in the example?
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/draft/2009/after/home/
> Jon
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 2:39 PM
> To: WAI Interest Group
> Subject: Reminder: Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
>    We plan to wrap up this version of the Before-After Demo soon. If you 
have any comments, please send them this week.
> Thanks,
> ~Shawn&  Shadi
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:               Call for Review: Before and After Demonstration 
> Date:                  Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:19:30 -0500
> From:                  Shawn Henry<shawn@w3.org>
> To:            WAI Interest Group<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
> The W3C WAI Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) invites you to 
comment on:
>       Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/
> BAD shows an inaccessible website and a retrofitted version of the same 
website with the accessibility barriers fixed. BAD has in-line notes 
("annotations") for you to get more information. It also includes 
evaluation reports that list the accessibility problems for each page.
> BAD is useful for presentations, for learning about specific web 
accessibility barriers and their implications, and as an example of 
conformance evaluation reports.
> We would like to know how this updated WAI resource works for you and 
how we can improve it. (Adding video, scripting, and WAI-ARIA are already 
on the list of enhancements that we would like to implement in BAD.) 
Please send comments to the publicly-archived list:
>       wai-eo-editors@w3.org
> Background: BAD was first developed with support of the EC-funded 
WAI-TIES Project. It was updated for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 
(WCAG) 2.0 and to better cover accessibility issues of older users as part 
of the EC-funded WAI-AGE Project. Information on these past projects is 
available at:
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/TIES/
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/WAI-AGE/
> Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for 
your comments.
> Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid 
cross-postings where possible.
> Short URI to this archived e-mail: http://bit.ly/bad1110
> Regards,
> ~Shawn Lawton Henry, EOWG Chair
> and Shadi Abou-Zahra, BAD Task Force facilitator
> -----
> Shawn Lawton Henry
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> e-mail: shawn@w3.org
> phone: +1.617.395.7664
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/

Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
Received on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 14:22:10 UTC

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