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Re: Plone accessibility

From: Taliesin Smith <talilief@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:39:02 -0230
Message-ID: <CABu36yH2tnNZJriiQbJoy9gLDm+n=PTyj_ez1ECRKwcdtYrv2A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sorry, I can't say anything about Plone, but CMS's do not have to be WCAG
2.0 compliant to be accessible.

Some developers embrace the WCAG 1.0 plus errata as their standard.

http://www.wcagsamurai.org/erratas/errata-listing/

Again, not sure where Plone rates here either.

-Taliesin






On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>wrote:

> Apologies for cross-posting.
>
> Hi,
>
> I am looking for information on the state of accessibility for the Plone
> CMS[1]. Whereas historically Plone used to be considered the most
> accessible CMS around, it is difficult to get a precise picture of where
> this CMS is at today in terms of accessibility support. The Plone website
> is woefully missing basic information about the accessibility standards it
> supports and the accessibility statement is shockingly out of date[2]. If I
> am to believe what it says, Plone has not heard of WCAG 2.0...
>
> Further research has yielded little more, aside from a few Pen State
> powerpoint presentations[3], [4] from 2011-2012 that discuss WCAG 2.0 and
> Aria but it is difficult to know what exactly is supported or not and where
> this work is at.
>
> So, any information at this point would be appreciated.
>
> Best regards,
>
>
> Catherine
>
> [1] http://plone.org
> [2] http://plone.org/accessibility-info
> [3] http://weblion.psu.edu/symposium/2011/2011-talks/plone-accessibility
> [4] http://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=
> 7&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CE4QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.personal.psu.edu%
> 2Frmb46%2FAccessibility-and-Plone-2012-05-22.pptx&ei=
> Q9dfU46QBseuyASgkIDICA&usg=AFQjCNFNRjqLc0Rku_qzShNC-
> eJ7ynTsEA&bvm=bv.65636070,d.aWw
>
> --
> Catherine Roy
> http://www.catherine-roy.net
>
>
>
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