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Re: Enterprise Level Accessibility Testing Tools


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Feb 23, 2011 8:06PM

There is the eGoverenment project in Norway, they use a tool to
monitor all their regional government web sites to give a report
(though based on WCAG 1.0).
I have no idea if it is up to par, quality wise, with the other
software you mentioned, but I know the people behind it are smart and
moving forward, so it might be worth it to give it, at least, a

On 2/24/11, Christina Porter < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I would be interested in how useful you find the tools.
> HiSoft
> was used a few years ago to audit the govt agency sites here in NZ.
> I found the HiSoft report generally meaningless but it might have improved
> since then.
> We have a lot of pdf files on our site.  And
> nearly all are converted to HTML equivalents, the tool picked up that pdf
> files existed and gave us a fail and did not continue.
> I was
> quite disappointed in the result but it may have been due to poor
> deployment.
>> Hi folks,
>> I am doing a
> bit of market research on enterprise level accessibility
>> testing
> tools and want to make sure that I am not missing anything. So far
>> we have Deque, IBM/Watchfire and HiSoft on the list. We are looking
> at
>> systems capable of scanning large websites. Anyone else that
> we should be
>> looking at?
>> Mike Moore
>> Accessibility Coordinator, DARS