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Re: For you: A webpage that is 100% accessible to all people around the world, regardless of nationality or disability or Assistive Technology

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:41:49 -0400 (EDT)
To: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net
cc: Katherine Mancuso <kmancuso@gmail.com>, Judy Okite <judyokite@gmail.com>, Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>, Mark Sadecki <mark@sadecki.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1408141741170.14082@cygnus.smart.net>

did so in another e-mail

  I guess was gotten

Bob

On Thu, 14 Aug 2014 deborah.kaplan@suberic.net wrote:

> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:34:56 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
> From: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net
> To: accessys@smart.net
> Cc: Katherine Mancuso <kmancuso@gmail.com>, Judy Okite <judyokite@gmail.com>,
>     Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>,
>     Mark Sadecki <mark@sadecki.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: For you: A webpage that is 100% accessible to all people around 
>     the world, regardless of nationality or disability or Assistive Technology
> Resent-Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:35:42 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> The page is basically a joke, playing on the idea that there is no such thing 
> as a 100% accessible page; it's blank, with empty HTML source. Given how many 
> people in the community are viewing on mobile -- or are using screen readers 
> and are used to theoretically accessible pages that report nothing back to 
> them -- it's worth being more explicit about why you can't access the page. 
> :)
>
> Deborah Kaplan
>
>
> On Thu, 14 Aug 2014, accessys@smart.net wrote:
>
>> 
>> apparently only if using windows
>> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, 14 Aug 2014, Katherine Mancuso wrote:
>> 
>>> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:06:06 -0700
>>> From: Katherine Mancuso <kmancuso@gmail.com>
>>> To: Judy Okite <judyokite@gmail.com>
>>> Cc: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>,
>>>     Mark Sadecki <mark@sadecki.com>, WAI Interest Group 
>>> <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>>> Subject: Re: For you: A webpage that is 100% accessible to all people 
>>> around     the world, regardless of nationality or disability or 
>>> Assistive Technology
>>> Resent-Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:06:54 +0000
>>> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>>> 
>>> Functioning as expected. You'll want to "view source" of the page you 
>>> get.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Judy Okite <judyokite@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> the website is not opening on my end, please...
>>>> 
>>>> Kind Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> *'Chance Favors the prepared mind'* - Louis Pasteur
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 11:19 PM, Bryan Garaventa <
>>>> bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Ah, woops???
>>>>> 
>>>>> You are welcome to add that one in J
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> *From:* mark.sadecki@gmail.com [mailto:mark.sadecki@gmail.com] *On
>>>>> Behalf Of *Mark Sadecki
>>>>> *Sent:* Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:18 PM
>>>>> *To:* Bryan Garaventa
>>>>> *Cc:* w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>>>>> *Subject:* Re: For you: A webpage that is 100% accessible to all 
>>>>> people
>>>>> around the world, regardless of nationality or disability or 
>>>>> Assistive
>>>>> Technology
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Bryan,
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> This can???t be right.  At no point have you even considered the
>>>>> reradicating, octally repeating, sesquidecimated equinox factor. 
>>>>> Once
>>>>> considered, the accessibility percentage should round nicely to 
>>>>> 97.82.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Mark
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 3:58 PM, Bryan Garaventa <
>>>>> bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Recently, somebody asked me to show them a website that was 100%
>>>>> accessible, so I figured it would make a good experiment. Sort of a 
>>>>> thought
>>>>> experiment I guess...
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> So I built a webpage that is 100% accessible to all people in the 
>>>>> world
>>>>> equally, regardless of nationality, disability type, or Assistive
>>>>> Technology used.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Enjoy! It's available at
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://whatsock.com/test/100_percent_accessible.htm
>>>>> 
>>>>> Happy testing.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> With this 100% accessible baseline to start from, the accessibility
>>>>> percentage for all web technologies everywhere, scales downward to 
>>>>> account
>>>>> for requisite variables, so that no web technology anywhere can be 
>>>>> 100%
>>>>> accessible as a result.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> To demonstrate this, I also wrote the following algorithm, that
>>>>> calculates the general percentage of accessibility for any given web
>>>>> technology.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> X = (1 * Disability-Type * Browser-AT * Site-Interactivity *
>>>>> Site-Complexity * User-Experience)
>>>>> 
>>>>> P = (Hardware * ((((1 * OS-AT) - X) * Accessibility-Level) + X)) * 
>>>>> 100
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> P is the general Percentage of accessibility calculated for a 
>>>>> particular
>>>>> website or web technology feature, which is based on the following
>>>>> estimated values for each variable in the formula.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Disability-Type
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.01: Deaf-Blind + Motor-Impaired
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.1: Deaf-Blind
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.2: Deaf + Motor-Impaired
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.3: Blind + Motor-Impaired
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.4: Partially Sighted + Motor-Impaired
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.5: Motor-Impaired
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.6: Blind
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.7: Deaf + Partially Sighted
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.8: Partially Sighted
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Deaf
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Browser-AT
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1: No AT
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.98: Internet Explorer + JAWS
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.93: Internet Explorer + NVDA
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.95: Firefox + JAWS
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.98: Firefox + NVDA
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.95: Safari + VoiceOver
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.6: Chrome + JAWS
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.7: Chrome + NVDA
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.95: Internet Explorer or Firefox or Chrome + Dragon
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.98: Internet Explorer or Firefox or Chrome + ZoomText
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Internet Explorer or Firefox or Chrome or Safari + Braille 
>>>>> Display
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Site-Interactivity
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1: Contains All Static Elements
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Contains Interactive Features
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Site-Complexity
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1: Simple
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.95: Medium
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Complex
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> User-Experience
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1: Advanced
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.95: Intermediate
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Beginner
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hardware
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0: None
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1: Computer
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> OS-AT
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.001: No AT
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: Windows + JAWS
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: Windows + NVDA
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: Windows + Dragon
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: Windows + ZoomText
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: iOS + VoiceOver
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.99: OS X + VoiceOver
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.9: Windows or iOS or OS X + Braille Display
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Accessibility-Level
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.98: Fully Keyboard Accessible + ARIA Standards Compliant (when
>>>>> applicable) + WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.3: Fully Keyboard Accessible + ARIA Standards Compliant (when
>>>>> applicable) but not WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.3: Fully Keyboard Accessible but not ARIA Standards Compliant 
>>>>> (when
>>>>> applicable) + WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.2: Fully Keyboard Accessible but not ARIA Standards Compliant 
>>>>> (when
>>>>> applicable) nor WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.1: ARIA Standards Compliant (when applicable) but not Fully 
>>>>> Keyboard
>>>>> Accessible nor WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 0.01: Neither Fully Keyboard Accessible nor ARIA Standards Compliant
>>>>> (when applicable) nor WCAG Compliant
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> (More constants can always be added or adjusted)
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> For example:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> (1 * .6 * .95 * .9 * .9 * .9) = 0.41553
>>>>> 
>>>>> (1 * ((((1 * 0.99) - 0.41553) * .98) + 0.41553)) * 100 = 97.85106
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> So roughly calculated, a Blind person(.6) using 
>>>>> Safari+VoiceOver(.95)
>>>>> accessing a website that Contains Interactive Features(.9) that is
>>>>> Complex(.9) when the user is a Beginner(.9),
>>>>> 
>>>>> in combination with Hardware(1) that includes iOS+VoiceOver(.99), 
>>>>> upon a
>>>>> website that is
>>>>> 
>>>>> Fully Keyboard Accessible + ARIA Standards Compliant (when 
>>>>> applicable) +
>>>>> WCAG Compliant(.98), will have a general accessibility Percentage of 
>>>>> 97.8.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Like I said, these are just estimates, but I thought it would make 
>>>>> an
>>>>> interesting experiment.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best wishes,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Bryan
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>
> -- 
>
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