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RE: Accessible Testing Protocol for Mobile Website

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2015 20:39:39 +0000
To: "howard_leicester@btconnect.com" <howard_leicester@btconnect.com>, "'Mike Elledge'" <melledge@yahoo.com>, 'Phill Jenkins' <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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  Just wondering if your comments/actions match to WCAG2, or any other generic approach to accessibility?

There is an editor's draft that has not yet been published by the mobile accessibility task force of the WCAG.
http://w3c.github.io/Mobile-A11y-TF-Note/

Jonathan

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From: Howard Leicester [mailto:howard_leicester@btconnect.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2015 2:18 PM
To: 'Mike Elledge'; 'Phill Jenkins'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: RE: Accessible Testing Protocol for Mobile Website

Hi Mike, Phil et al.,

Just wondering if your comments/actions match to WCAG2, or any other generic approach to accessibility?

There seems to be no coordinated approach to anything "accessible" at the moment.

Should we not all coordinate around WAI?

If not, what are the alternatives?

VV best,
Howard
(Kent, UK).


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From: Mike Elledge [mailto:melledge@yahoo.com]
Sent: 05 February 2015 17:55
To: Phill Jenkins; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org<mailto:w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Accessible Testing Protocol for Mobile Website

Hi Phill--

Thank you for reminding us of the importance of context and use. Nothing is as simple as it first seems in accessibility, is it?

I'm looking forward to seeing the mobile checker demo at CSUN. Will it become available to the public? Any estimate of when that may be?

Mike

On Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:27 PM, Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com<mailto:pjenkins@us.ibm.com>> wrote:

It is critical that we correctly frame the discussion, questions, and responses.

Yes WCAG can and should be used to frame the Mobile testing, but beyond that we quickly need to distinguish between
        mobile *web* testing
        versus
        mobile *native app* testing
        and the overlap with
        mobile *hybrid app* testing

the other dimension to the framework is the platform, as in iOS, Android, Windows, etc.

For the old timers, this reminds me of the early days of Web accesibility in the late 1990's during the browser wars and trying to support Windows, Linux, OS/2, etc...

Next phase will be tooling for improved *mobile testing* productivity.  Remember the early days with Bobby?
For example, IBM has been demonstrating a mobile *native app* accessibility checker.
and IBM is already delivering on inclusive IBM Design Thinking early on during the wireframe and front-end prototype phases of "mobile" projects.
____________________________________________
Regards,
Phill Jenkins,
IBM Accessibility
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2015 20:40:12 UTC

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