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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 17:43:22 -0400 (EDT)
To: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
cc: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net, "'Katherine Mancuso'" <kmancuso@gmail.com>, "'Judy Okite'" <judyokite@gmail.com>, "'Mark Sadecki'" <mark@sadecki.com>, "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1408141742590.14082@cygnus.smart.net>

don't let the turkey see a caledar

Bob


On Thu, 14 Aug 2014, Bryan Garaventa wrote:

> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:36:36 -0700
> From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
> To: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net, accessys@smart.net
> Cc: 'Katherine Mancuso' <kmancuso@gmail.com>,
>     'Judy Okite' <judyokite@gmail.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 21:38:02 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> When I was a kid, my dad used to ask me 'how do you keep a turkey in
> suspense?', which used to annoy me a lot.
>
> I never did find out the answer...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net [mailto:deborah.kaplan@suberic.net]
> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:35 PM
> To: accessys@smart.net
> Cc: Katherine Mancuso; Judy Okite; Bryan Garaventa; Mark Sadecki; WAI
> Interest Group
> Subject: Re: For you: A webpage that is 100% accessible to all people around
> the world, regardless of nationality or disability or Assistive Technology
>
> 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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