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Re: Deque Proudly Gives Back

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:09:57 +0000
To: "Schnabel, Stefan" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
CC: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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> On Jun 11, 2015, at 03:44, Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com> wrote:
> Hi John,
> Good news. Where is the tested ruleset exposed, can you give a link to documentation?

There’s a list of rules in the doc directory of the axe-core Git repository. The rules are in a separate repository at http://github.com/dequelabs/axe-rules

This wasn’t obvious from the documentation, but I found it nevertheless.

Each rule is defined in JSON and in an associated JavaScript source file. There are instructions for executing the tool, but I haven’t tried it yet.

> From: John Foliot [mailto:john.foliot@deque.com]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 11. Juni 2015 00:45
> To: W3C WAI Protocols & Formats; WCAG; HTML Accessibility Task Force; www-archive@w3.org; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Deque Proudly Gives Back
> Dear W3C Colleagues,
> Some exciting news from Deque Systems today: We have announced the Open Source release of our award-winning accessibility rules engine. The Accessibility Engine, or aXe, is a compact JavaScript library that is open source and available on GitHub (https://github.com/dequelabs/axe-core). This library makes integration into any development and testing tool simple and quick. Use aXe with any JavaScript framework and any modern browser.
> Deque has been invited to contribute the aXe open source library to the W3C WAI Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG), as work is under consideration there for a normative set of rules for evaluating WCAG 2.0 conformance.
> For more information , please see:
> http://www.deque.com/blog/axe-accessibility-engine-launch/

> http://www.deque.com/products/axe/

> I am personally extremely excited about this development, and thrilled to be sharing this news.
> ​--
> John Foliot
> Principal Accessibility Strategist
> Deque Systems Inc.
> john.foliot@deque.com
> Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion


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