Accessibility Evaluation Protocols w/ URL

Michael S Elledge elledge at msu.edu
Fri Nov 2 14:54:54 UTC 2007


Hi Allison--

Do Safari or Firefox show alt and title text when the cursor is over 
images and links? I forgot to check on my mac at home.

Mike

Allison Bloodworth wrote:
> Mike, this is totally cool! I made a couple little formatting/linking 
> edits. I've always wanted to know what I should really be checking in 
> JAWS, and the information on what to check in the AIS or Accessibility 
> Extension Toolbar is also fantastic to have. 
>
> In re: to the Simple Accessibility Walkthrough Protocol, is there an 
> alternate way someone on a Mac can perform "Step 4: Use Internet 
> Explorer (6 or 7) to check for alternative text for all images and 
> title text for links"? Even though it wouldn't be "simple", do we want 
> to point Mac users to the appropriate part of 
> the http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Comprehensive+Accessibility+Evaluation+Protocol+for+Macintosh 
> for this info?
>
> This is coming from a new Mac user who is still trying to get 
> understand exactly what I can't do without PC! :)
>
> Allison
>
> On Oct 30, 2007, at 9:11 AM, Colin Clark wrote:
>
>> Hi Mike,
>>
>> Good point. Would it help to create a main page that describes the 
>> accessibility evaluation process and the goals of each version, with 
>> links to each detailed page?
>>
>> Colin
>>
>> Michael S Elledge wrote:
>>> That's a perfectly reasonable idea that crossed my mind as well; my 
>>> only 
>>> concern is that no one will ever look at (or perform) the comprehensive 
>>> evaluation...
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>> Colin Clark wrote:
>>>> Hi Mike,
>>>>
>>>> This looks really great! Should we split the simple and comprehensive 
>>>> evaluation protocols into two separate pages? This might make it a bit 
>>>> easier to read and digest. Thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Colin
>>>>
>>>> Michael S Elledge wrote:
>>>>> Here's the url: http://wiki.fluidproject.org/x/TwEF
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Everyone--
>>>>>
>>>>> I've done some major revisions to the protocols for accessibility
>>>>> testing in advance of my talk and workshop at York this Thursday. I've
>>>>> even created a separate protocol for those of you who INSIST on 
>>>>> using a
>>>>> Macintosh. :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> It would be great to have feedback if any of you have a spare minute.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks....
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike
>>>>>
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>>
>> -- 
>> Colin Clark
>> Technical Lead, Fluid Project
>> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto
>> http://fluidproject.org
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> Allison Bloodworth
> Senior User Interaction Designer
> Educational Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley
> (415) 377-8243
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>
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