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From: E.J. Zufelt
Date: Oct 26, 2010 1:42PM


Good afternoon Michael,

I am not aware of a .Net control.

You might try contacting the Drupal module author to see if he has heard of a .Net solution. http://drupal.org/user/125882/contact

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On 2010-10-26, at 3:26 PM, Langum, Michael J wrote:

> Everett (or others) ,
>
> Is there a .Net control?
> -- Mike
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of E.J. Zufelt
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 2:58 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible Authoring Tool
>
> Good afternoon Michael,
>
> The functionality that you are talking about sounds a lot like what is provided by the Drupal accessible content module - http://drupal.org/project/accessible_content
>
> I haven't used the module myself, but I do know the developer. I believe that there * may * be a Wordpress plugin for this functionality as well. The functionality comes from a php project, so it may be able to be used with other CMSs as well.
>
> HTH,
>
> Everett Zufelt
> http://zufelt.ca
>
> Follow me on Twitter
> http://twitter.com/ezufelt
>
> View my LinkedIn Profile
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/ezufelt
>
>
>
> On 2010-10-26, at 2:52 PM, Langum, Michael J wrote:
>
>> The Draft for the New Section 508 standards includes:
>> 413.2 Authoring Tools. For all formats supported by the authoring
>> tool, authoring tools shall provide a mode of operation to create or modify content that conforms to Chapter 5 (Electronic Documents). [emphasis added] I'm wondering what this implies for web 2.0 apps where content will be created by folks who do not know accessibility requirements.
>>
>> Can we (those ruled by sect. 508) accept end-user generated content that is not "accessible?"
>>
>> If not, will we need to ensure a "508 clearance" process, before publication?
>>
>> Assuming that we must ensure that user-generated content is accessible, Is anyone aware of browser text input control, that supports or ensures accessibility standards. That is, on submit, does a quick check of the input, and prompts the user for corrections or needed additional information.. E.g.
>>
>> * if I create a table, the control will catch this, and make sure that I have row and column heads identified,
>> * if I add an image, the control will catch this and prompt me for an alternative text?
>>
>>
>> -- Mike
>>
>>