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Re: Automation? (was Label vs ALT tag on form elements)

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From: Michael D. Roush
Date: Mar 27, 2007 6:40AM


Giorgio Brajnik wrote:
>
> A first step would be to collect data on the most common AT and define a
> number of features to be used in comparisons.
>
> Once such a repository is up and running, I don't think it would take long
> to develop a modular system to crosscheck AT features/capabilities to
> webpages.

That is a good wording for what I was trying to come up with in my mind.
Perhaps if I started with a generic "list" of types of things that
ought to be tested and develop a series of web pages that use those
things, then ask people to use various AT to "read" those pages and
report what they used and how the AT rendered various pieces of the page(s).

I say "pages" because I think I would need different pages for each
different doctype I test.

Michael